Saturday 4/25: Cassandra Seltman, Ian Hatcher, and Clare Nazarena Tascio celebrate the release of Seltman’s poetry volume Palimpset: Down. Mellow Pages, 7 p.m., free.
Ronaldo V. Wilson and Renée Green join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.
Sunday 4/26: CLMP hosts the annual Lit Mag Fair. Discounted literary magazines and some editors will be available to answer questions. Housing Works, all day, free.
Edward Mendelson launches Moral Agents: Eight Twentieth-Century American Writers. Unnameable Books, 4 p.m., free.
Mary Norris explains language usage in her new book Between You and Me. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.
Lyric Hunter, Mel Elberg, and Rebecca Posner join the Heart-Star Salon series. St. Marks Bookshop, 7 p.m., free.
Wednesday 4/29: Adam Thirlwell launches Lurid and Cute, a new novel, along with Colm Tóibín. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.
Aida Zilelian reads from debut novel The Legacy of Lost Things. B&N 86th Street, 7 p.m., free.
Brian DeLeeuw reads The Dismantling, a novel straddling the line between commercial suspense and literary fiction. Book Culture Columbus Avenue, 7 p.m., free.
Brian Catling reads The Vorrh. Center for Fiction, 7 p.m., free.
James Wood reads The Nearest Thing to Life and has a conversation with Mark Greif. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.
Brian Catling presents The Vorrh, a debut novel involving a heroic housecat. He will be in conversation with Robert Repino, author of Mort(e), a dark novel about animals rapidly evolving and destroying humanity. WORD Brookyn, 7 p.m., free.
Nathan Larson, Stacy Wakefield, and Eliza Factor discuss Punk New York: Past and Future, along with Factor’s new book, Love Maps. Greenlight Bookstore, 7:30 p.m., free.
Brian DeLeeuw reads The Dismantling. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.
Roberta Antognini, Giuseppe Leporace, and Deborah Woodard read from Hospital Series, a new pamphlet in translation. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.