Notable NYC: 4/4–4/10


Saturday 4/4: Dorothea Lasky, Lisa Cohen, Wayne Koestenbaum, Kate Zambreno, Marie Buck, and Gary Indiana celebrate the latest from Animal Shelter. McNally Jackson, 7 p.m., free.

Lola Calise, Ian McLellan Davis, Lilya Davis, Morgan Forbes, and Hannah McMurray launch Issue 6 of harlequin creatures. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.

Cecillia Vicuna and Laurie Weeks join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.

Monday 4/6: Mario Marazziti and Paul Elie discuss 13 Ways of Looking at the Death Penalty. Greenlight Bookstore, 7:30 p.m., free.

Morgan Parker and Chris Prioleau join the NY Writers Coalition Reading Series. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.

Tuesday 4/7: Jacob Rubin talks with Teddy Wayne about Rubin’s debut novel, The Poser. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Jeffrey Rotter and John Wray discuss Rotter’s novel The Only Words That Are Worth Remembering. Greenlight Bookstore, 7:30 p.m., free.

David Graeber and Nikil Saval discuss The Utopia of Rules: Technology, Stupidity, and the Secret Joys of Bureaucracy. The Strand, 7 p.m., $15.

Wednesday 4/8: Caryl Phillips reads The Lost Child. 192 Books, 7 p.m., free.

Kent Russell talks about I Am Sorry to Think I Have Raised a Timid Son. McNally Jackson, 7 p.m., free.

Helen Macdonald and Lev Grossman chat about H is for Hawk, Macdonald’s new novel. Greenlight Bookstore, 7:30 p.m., free.

Thursday 4/9: Ann Packer discusses her new novel The Children’s Crusade with Meg Wolitzer. McNally Jackson, 7 p.m., free.

Louis Begley and Jane Kramer have a conversation about Killer, Come Hither. Center for Fiction, 7 p.m., free.

Elisa Albert and Chloe Caldwell join Pete’s Reading Series. Pete’s Candy Store, 7:30 p.m., free.

Bethany Chase reads The One That Got Away. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.

Thomson Guster and Laura A. Warman join My Teenage Dream Ended. Over the Eight, 8 p.m., free.

Friday 4/10: Mark Ferguson presents his debut novel The Lost Boys Symphony. BookCourt , 7 p.m., free.

Jeanine Oleson, Leslie Allison, and Jessica Posner join the Multifarious Array. Pete’s Candy Store, 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 More from this author →