Notable NYC: 3/28–4/3

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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's fiction has appeared in 45th Parallel Magazine, Little Fiction, Vol 1. Brooklyn, Joyland Magazine, and elsewhere and nonfiction has appeared in Chicago Review of Books, The Negatives, Electric Literature, Fiction Advocate, and elsewhere. He is the Deputy Editor of The Rumpus, holds an MA in English from Rutgers University, tweets @IanMacAllen and is online at IanMacAllen.com. More from this author →