Notable NYC: 3/28–4/3


Saturday 3/28: Monica McClure, Alexander Nemser, and Lewis Warsh read poetry. Steven Harvey Fine Arts Project, 2 p.m., free.

Sunday 3/29: Anna Moschovakis, D. Marcus Johnson, Zahra “Raw Fiction” Patterson, Kim Prosa, Ken Wohlrob, and Akeema Dash Zane read Raw Fiction, hosted by Serena Lin and Shawnta Smith-Cruz. 25 Eastern Parkway, 4 p.m., $10 suggested.

John Hampsey and Richard Hoffman have a conversation about the end of boyhood with Cary Barbor. McNally Jackson, 6 p.m., free.

Cathy Linh Che, Alyson Waters, and Anne Posten join the Eagle and Wren reading series. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.

Monday 3/30: Michael Morse and Sarah Rose Nordgren join the Monday Night Poetry series. KGB 7 p.m., free.

Tuesday 3/31: Bernice L. McFadden reads her latest novel from Akashic Books, Loving Donovan. BRIC, 7 p.m., free.

Una LaMarche reads Unabrow: Misadventures of a Late Bloomer. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.

Casey Walker, author of Last Days in Shanghai joins Jeremy Hawkins, author of The Last Days of Video for conversation. Greenlight Bookstore, 7:30 p.m., free.

Meghan Daum hosts Luara Kipnis, Anna Holmes, and other contributors to Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed: Sixteen Writers on the Decision Not to Have Kids. Housing Works, 7 p.m., free.

Wednesday 4/1: Jon Ronson reads So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed, an examination of modern public shaming. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.

T.C. Boyle reads from The Harder They Come. B&N 86th, 7 p.m., free.

Thursday 4/2: Amanda Filipacchi, Dylan Landis, Lindsey Palmer, and Amy Sohn discuss New York City as setting with host and Sackett Street Writers Workshop founder Julia Fierro. Housing Works, 7 p.m., free.

Natalie Eilbert, Alexis Pope, William Lessard, Andrew Duncan, Oliver Mol, and Gabby Bess endure a Lion Attack. Mellow Pages Library, 7:30 p.m., free.

David Shields and Glenn Kurtz have a discussion on craft. McNally Jackson, 7 p.m., free.

CUNY Chapbook Festival. Poets House, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., free.

Friday 4/3: Scott Adkins hosts writers from the Brooklyn Writers Space. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.

Tom McCarthy reads Satin Island. Center for Fiction, 7 p.m., free.

Ian MacAllen is the author of Red Sauce: How Italian Food Became American (Rowman & Littlefield, April 2022). His writing has appeared in Chicago Review of Books, Southern Review of Books, The Offing, 45th Parallel Magazine, Little Fiction, Vol 1. Brooklyn, and elsewhere. He tweets @IanMacAllen and is online at More from this author →