Notable NYC: 6/27–7/3


Saturday 6/27: Alex Bedder, Julia Fierro, Bobby Finger, Haley Mlotek, Alanna Okun, Lauren Oyler, and Pilot Viruet join the Difficult to Name Reading Series. Brit Pack, 6 p.m., free.

Monday 6/29: Joshua Cohen reads his newest epic A Book of Numbers. McNally Jackson, 7 p.m., free.

Ioannis Pappos reads Hotel Living, about a man who abandons his small village. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.

Tuesday 6/30: Natalie Eilbert, Amber Atiya, Tommy Pico, Emily Toder, and Jenny Zhang read Summer in Poetry City. Housing Works, 7 p.m., free.

Julia Dahl presents her novel Run You Down about teenager leaving Hasidic Jewish life. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.

Alli Marshall presents her debut novel How to Talk to Rock Stars. WORD Brooklyn, 7 p.m, free.

Larry Kramer presents The American People: Volume 1. McNally Jackson, 7 p.m., free.

Naomi Jackson and Tiphanie Yanique discuss The Star Side of Bird Hill. Greenlight Bookstore, 7:30 p.m., free.

Kate Walter presents Looking for a Kiss. St. Marks, 7 p.m., free.

Wednesday 7/1: Genevieve Valentine presents The Girls at the Kingfisher Club along with Kelly Link, author of Get in Trouble. WORD Brooklyn, 7 p.m., free.

DW Gibson discusses The Edge Becomes the Center, a look at gentrification in the 21st century, with Mark Binelli. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

John Keene and Christine Smallwood have a conversation about narrative. McNally Jackson, 7 p.m., free.

Emma Ramadan, Ian Dreiblatt, and Sarah Gerard celebrate Ann Garreta’s 1986 debut novel now translated from the French. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.

Miles Klee, Mark Chiusano, Amy King, and Miracle Jones join the HiFi Series. HiFi, 8 p.m., free.

Thursday 7/2: Isabel Sobral Campos, Jeremy Hoevenaar, and Christine Kelly celebrate the launch of MATERIAL, Campos’s debut chapbook. Pete’s Candy Store, 7 p.m., free.

Timothy Liu, Sampson Starkweather, and Amy King join the Brooklyn Poets series. Smack Mellon, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 7/3: Isaac Goldemberg discusses Remember the Scorpion with Saul Sosnowski. McNally Jackson, 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 →