Notable NYC: 6/27–7/3

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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'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 →