Notable NYC: 6/18–6/24


Saturday 6/18: Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus discuss So Close. BookCourt, 4 p.m., free.

Sarah-Jane Stratford launches Radio Girls and discusses it with Allison Amend. KGB, 7 p.m., free.

Sunday 6/19: Esmé Weijun Wang talks discusses her new novel The Border of Paradise with Porochista Khakpour. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.

Monday 6/20: Rob Spillman, Bernice L. McFadden, Tanwi Nandini Islam, Dolan Morgan, Gabriel Blackwell, and Daniel Saldana Paris join the Franklin Park Reading Series. Franklin Park, 8 p.m., free.

Elisha Cooper presents Falling: A Daughter, a Father, and a Journey Back. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.

Sloane Crosley celebrates the paperback edition of the The Clasp with Adelle Waldman, author of The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P. The Strand, 7 p.m., $15.

Tuesday 6/21: Jami Attenberg celebrates the paperback release of Saint Mazie with Niina Pollari, Alice Sola Kim, Naomi Jackson, Rosie Schaap, Jason Diamond, and Emily Gould. Housing Works, 7 p.m., free.

Lisa Marie Basile, Richard Jeffrey Newman, and J.T. Price join the Risk of Discovery Series. Astoria Coffee, 7:30 p.m., $10 food/drink ticket.

Max Porter discusses Grief Is the Thing with Feathers with Dorthe Nors and Brigid Hughes. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.

Sheila Grinell, Monica Starkman, Donna Wilk Cardillo, Linda Kass, and Barbara Donsky celebrate She Writes Press with founder Kamy Wicoff. Greenlight Bookstore, 7:30 p.m., free.

Whitney Terrell and Cressida Leyshon discuss The Good Lieutenant. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.

Katherine Ozment celebrates the release of Grace without God. BookCulture 112th, 7 p.m., free.

Wednesday 6/22: Nancy Patty presents Living with a Dead Language and discusses the book with Mary Norris. WORD Jersey City, 7:30 p.m., free.

Joe Okonkwo talks with David Ebershoff about his debut novel Jazz Moon. Housing Works, 7 p.m., free.

Susan Faludi discusses her memoir The Darkroom with Lisa Chase. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Ramona Ausubel talks with Hannah Tinti about Sons and Daughters of Ease and Plenty. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.

Kim Addonizio and Marie Myung-Ok Lee discuss Bukowski in a Sundress: Confessions from a Writing Life. BookCulture Columbus Ave, 7 p.m., free.

Thursday 6/23: Jana Prikryl presents her debut poetry collection The After Party along with Robyn Creswell. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.

Ben Ehrenreich discusses The Way to the Spring, a look at life and death in Palestine. The Strand, 7 p.m., $15.

Chris Clarke and Joshua Daniel Edwin join the Another Way to Say, a translation focused reading series. Molasses Books, 8 p.m., free.

Friday 6/24: Brendan Constatine, Jason Schneiderman, and Jason Zuzga celebrate Red Hen Press. BookCourt, 7 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 →