Notable NYC: 3/5–3/11


Saturday 3/5: Elizabeth Isadora Gold and Brenda Shaughnessy discuss The Mommy Group. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.

Lisa Jarnot and Lara Mimosa Montes join the Segue reading series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.

Sunday 3/6: Melissa Febos, Marie-Helene Bertino, and Leah Falk join The Hustle, celebrating the one-year anniversary of the series. WORD Brooklyn, 2 p.m., free.

Monday 3/7: Dawn Tripp and Marie Myung-Ok Lee are literary BFFs, hosted by David Gutowski. Greenlight Bookstore, 7:30 p.m., free.

Peter Behrens presents Carry Me. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.

Nancy Hightower, Mensah Demary, and Carmen Maria Machado join the Hifi Reading series. HiFi Bar, 8 p.m., free.

Tuesday 3/8: Heidi Julavits and Leslie Jamison celebrate the paperback release of The Folded Clock. WORD Brooklyn, 7 p.m., free.

Mark Leyner presents Gone With the Mind. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.

Caroline Kepnes and Jolie Kerr discuss Hidden Bodies. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

April Ayers, Kristopher Jansma, Sonya Cheuse, and Henri Lipton celebrate ZYZZYVA. McNally Jackson, 7 p.m., free.

Jonathan Lee presents High Dive with a conversation with Téa Obreht. Greenlight Bookstore, 7:30 p.m., free.

Wednesday 3/9:
Will Chancellor, Rebecca Dinerstein, KT Billey, Isaac Butler, Jaime Green, and Jaya Saxena celebrate The Catapult‘s two-year anniversary. Housing Works, 7 p.m., free.

Alex Abramovich discusses Bullies with Lorin Stein. McNally Jackson, 7 p.m., free.

A. Igoni Barret and Chinelo Okparanta discuss Barret’s Blackass. Greenlight Bookstore, 7:30 p.m., free.

Danielle Dutton presents Margaret the First, a novel dramatizing the life of Margaret Cavendish, 17th-century Duchess. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.

Omar Musa, Jen Fitzgerald, Claudia Serea, Sandee Gertz, Lynn Levin, Kimberly G. Jackson, Christina M. Rau, and Amber West join the At the Inkwell series. KGB, 7 p.m., free.

Thursday 3/10: Boris Fishman reads Don’t Let My Baby Do Rodeo, a portrait of marriage and family. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.

Paul Legault and Stacy Szymaszek launch books from FENCE. 192 Books, 7 p.m., free.

Danielle Dutton, Leigh Stein, Natasha Stagg, and Emily Gould join McNally Jackson Live. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.

Belinda McKeon, Tony Tulathimutte, and Sunil Yapa join Pete’s Reading Series. Pete’s Candy Store, 7:30 p.m., free.

Suzanne Berne presents The Dogs of Littlefield. WORD Brooklyn, 7 p.m., free.

Nicholas Christopher launches a book of poem, On Jupiter Place. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Kaitlyn Greenidge launches We Love You, Charlie Freeman, along with a conversation with Lisa Lucas. Greenlight Bookstore, 7:30 p.m., free.

George Held, Leona Godin, Andrés Castro, and Steven T. Licardi join the Boundless Tales reading series. Astoria Bookshop, 7 p.m., free.

Christopher Soto (aka Loma), Peter Nickowitz, Amanda Dissinger, and Lucas de Lima read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 3/11: Helen Oyeyemi and Catherine Chung discuss What is Not Yours is Not Yours, Oyeyemi’s latest story collection. Greenlight Bookstore, 7:30 p.m., free.

Igoni Barret, Idra Novey, and Mark Doten discuss their debut novels with Tobias Carroll. The Strand, 7 p.m., $15.

Amalie Kwassman, Amy Klein, Annie Rose, D Meltz, Grey Vild, Nadxieli Nieto, Nathan Osorio, Rae Leone Allen, Roberto Montes, Shari Seraneau, Shireen Ahmed, Stephanie Gray, and Ximena Alejandra Izquierdo Ugaz celebrate No, Dear magazine’s Popular issue. La Sala at Cantina Royal, 7 p.m., free.


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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 →