Notable NYC: 6/6–6/12

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Saturday 6/6: Amy Elizabeth Bishop, Sarah Jean Grimm, Ashleigh Lambert, Nina Puro, and Chelsea Werner-Jatzke celebrate the latest issue of H-NGM-N. Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.

Sunday 6/7: Bill Roorbach and Heidi Pitlor discuss their new novels with Kathy Pories, senior editor at Algonquin. McNally Jackson, 7 p.m., free.

David Shafer reads Whiskey Tango Foxtrot. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.

Monday 6/8: Marlon James, Shya Scanlon, Mary-Beth Hughes, Adam Fitzgerald, Angel Nafis, and Jai Chakgrabarti kick off the Franklin Park summer season. Franklin Park, 8 p.m., free.

Jami Attenberg launches her latest novel, Saint Mazie, along with Rosie Schaap. McNally Jackson, 7 p.m., free.

Joshua Cohen reads his latest novel, Book of Numbers, about a billionaire technocrat. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.

Tuesday 6/9: Kate Walbert reads The Sunken Cathedral. 192 Books, 7 p..m, free.

Sheri Fink, Rob Spillman, and Mark Slouka join the Big Umbrella Reading Series. 2A Upstairs, 8 p.m., free.

Michelle Goldberg reads The Goddess Pose. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.

Vendela Vida reads The Driver’s Clothes Lie Empty, a novel about a wayward protagonist. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Elissa Schappell talks with Peaches about What Else is in The Teaches of Peaches. Word Brooklyn, 7 p.m., book purchased recommended.

Lev Grossman and Choire Sicha discuss The Magician’s Land. McNally Jackson, 8 p.m., free.

Sophie McManus and Joshua Henkin discuss The Unfortunates, McManus’s debut novel about a pharmaceutical drug scandal. Greenlight Bookstore, 7:30 p.m., free.

Wednesday 6/10: Lucy Ives, Michael Ives, and Wil Weitzel celebrate the release of the latest issue of Conjunctions. Greenlight Bookstore, 7:30 p.m., free.

Kate Atkinson reads A God in Ruins. B&N Union Square, 7 p.m., in-store book purchase recommended.

Mecca Jamilah Sullivan and Tiphanie Yanique discuss Sullivan’s short story collection Blue Talk and Love. Center for Fiction, 7 p.m., free.

Amy King, Metta Sama, Lynn Melnick, and Camille Rankine join the Atlas reading series. Local 61, 7 p.m., free.

Thursday 6/11: Edward Mullany celebrates the release of his new book The Three Sunrises along with Paula Bomer, Safia Jama, and Emily Toder. WORD Brooklyn, 7 p.m., free.

Monica McClure joins the My Teenage Dream Ended reading series. Over the Eight, 8 p.m., free.

Lucas Mann discusses his memoir Lord Fear with Leslie Jamison. McNally Jackson, 7 p.m., free.

Tao Lin and Mira Gonzalez launch Selected Tweets with DJs Meredith Graves and Jenn Pelly. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Jessamyn Hope reads Safekeeping. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.

Ed Lin, Roddy Bogawa, Sam Chanse, Cindy Cheung, Thad Rutkowski, and Zoë Ruiz celebrate Kaya Press with a fundraiser. 155 Rivington, 7 p.m., $35.

Friday 6/12: Sandra Beasley reads her collection of poems Count the Waves. BookCourt, 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 →