Notable NYC: 10/10–10/16


Saturday 10/10: Katie Degentesh and Katy Bohinc join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.

Christopher Lee, Sarah Thomas, Nathan Myers, Karen Less, Bradman, Nicole Basta, Christian Polanco, Katie Haller, and Padty join the Say Yes series. 1013 Pacific Street, 8 p.m.., free.

Monday 10/12: Matt Bell, Lincoln Michel, Merritt Tierce, and Naomi Jackson join the Franklin Park Reading Series. Franklin Park, 8 p.m., free.

Steve Toltz discusses his novel Quicksand with Elif Batuman. McNally Jackson, 7 p.m., free.

Vivian Gornick reads her memoir The Odd Woman and the City. St. Marks Bookshop, 7 p.m., free

Zoë Sharp and Lee Child will preview their forthcoming books with a discussion. Book Culture, 7 p.m., free.

Garth Risk Hallberg reads City on Fire. B&N 82nd Street, 7 p.m., free.

Tuesday 10/13: E.J. Antonio, Jeremy Clark, Hafizah Geter, Lynne Procope, and Mundo Rivera join the Soul Sister Revue reading series with host Ed Toney. HiFi Bar, 6 p.m., free.

Cate Marvin and Robin Beth Schaer join the Poetry Society Reading series. McNally Jackson, 7 p.m., free.

Michael Clune presents his memoir Gamelife, a look at the 1980s, childhood and technology, in discussion with Dan Piepenbring. McNally Jackson, 7 p.m., free.

Garth Risk Hallberg discusses City on Fire with editor Diana Miller. Greenlight Bookstore, 7:30 p.m., free.

Andrea Kleine presents Calf, a novel. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.

Joyce Carol Oates reads The Lost Landscape: A Writer’s Coming of Age. B&N 86th Street, 7 p.m., free.

Wednesday 10/14: Aziza Barnes, Claire Donato, Nicole Sealey, and Carolina Ebeid join The Atlas Series. Local 61, 7 p.m., free.

Colum McCann and Rob Spillman discuss Thirteen Ways of Looking. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Alva Noe talks with Lawrence Weschler about Strange Tolls: Art and Human Nature. McNally Jackson, 7 p.m., free.

Kirk Lynn reads Rules for Werewolves. Greenlight Bookstore, 7:30 p.m., free.

Naomi Feigelson Chase, Lisa Chen, Nicola DeRobertis-Theye, t’ai freedom ford, Anu Jindal, Stephen Langlois, Melissa Rivero, Samantha Storey, and Ruchika Tomar celebrate the 2015 Center for Fiction Emerging Writers Fellowships. Center for Fiction, 7 p.m., free.

Thursday 10/15: Andrea Baker, Eric Ekstrand, Claudia Keelan, Douglas Piccinnini, Donald Revell, Margaret Ross, Dan Rosenberg, and Susan Terrace read books and chapbooks from Omnidawn Publishing. McNally Jackson, 7 p.m., free.

Sigal Samuel talks with Isaac Fitzgerald about The Mystics of Mile End. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.

Rachel McKibbens, Hieu Minh Nguyen, and Casey Lynn Rocheteau join the Poetry Society of America readings. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.

Annette Leddy launches her novel Earth Still. Spoonbill & Sugartown, 7:30 p.m., free.

Emmalea Russo, Dan Owen, and Michael Newton read works of poetry. Unnameable Books, 7:30 p.m., free.

Friday 10/16: Hala Alyan, Tyehimba Jess, Lynn Emanuel, and Christopher DeWeese join the FREE WATER series. KGB, 7 p.m., free.

Uljana Wolf and Sophie Seita read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.

Gart Risk Hallberg again reads City on Fire The Strand, 7 p.m., $15.

Carolina Ebeid and Roger Reeves read poetry. NYU Creative Writing House, 5 p.m., free.

Rickey Laurentiis and Jaime Shearn Coan join the Poetry Project. Poetry Project, 8 p.m., $8.


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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 →