Notable NYC: 12/5–12/11


Saturday 12/5: Chelsea Hodson and Morgan Parker join the Segue series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.

Sunday 12/6: Heidi Julavits and Naja Marie Aidt join the Sunday Night Fiction series. KGB, 7 p.m., free.

Monday 12/7: Athena Farrkhozad, Jennifer Nelson, Mary-Lan Tan, and Natalie Eilbert join the Hatchet Job reading series. Three Diamond Door, 7 p.m., free.

Alejandra Miguel, Justino Crawford, and Orlando White join the Poetry Project series. Poetry Project, 8 p.m., $8.

Tom Sleigh and Robin Beth Schaer join the Monday Night Poetry series. KGB, 7 p.m., free.

Tuesday 12/8: Eugene Vodolazkin and Lisa Hayden discuss Lazurus. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.

Josh Gondelman, Daniel Nester, Natasha Rothwell, and Hallie Cantor join the Real Characters series. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.

Elizabeth Zuba, Rangi McNeil, Leslie Allison, and Jennifer Nelson celebrate books by Ugly Duckling Presse. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.

Deborah Landau and Matthew Rohrer read poetry. NYU Bookstore, 6 p.m., free.

Claudia Rankine, Cleonie White, and Sarah Stemp read from their latest works. 92Y, 8:15 p.m., $22.

Wednesday 12/9: Michael Cunningham reads A Wild Swan, a collection of stories. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.

Sam Ross, Hanif Willis Abdurraqib, Megan Privitello, and Khadijah Queen join the Atlas reading series. 61 Local, 7 p.m., free.

Patricia Spears Jones and Susie Timmons join the Poetry Project series. Poetry Project, 8 p.m., $8.

Thursday 12/10: Candice Mays, Gabrielle Campagnano, R.G. Vasicek, and Sandra Proto join the Boundless Tales reading series. Astoria Bookshop, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 12/11: Nancy Jacobs, Alison Wilgus, Anya Sacharow, and Alizah Salario join the Brooklyn Writers Space reading series. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.

Bradley Schmidt, Callie Garnett, Cathy Eisenhower, Karen Weiser, Kevin Platt, and Stalina Villarreal celebrate Ugly Duckling Presse at their year-end holiday party. The Boiler, 7:30 p.m., free.


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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 →