DON’T MISS OUR BOOKEND EVENTS! On Monday, 9/12, The Rumpus and the Brooklyn Book Festival present the New York premiere of After Adderall, the new feature film from Stephen Elliott. Videology, 7 p.m., free.
And on Friday, 9/16, Molly Crabapple, Stephanie Danler, Eliah Eason, Yahdon Israel, Morgan Jerkins, and Matthew Yeager celebrate Dark Nights, Bright Words with The Rumpus and H.I.P. Lit. In addition to readings, there will be music, artwork, and prizes. Be Electric Studios, 9 p.m., $5.
Saturday 9/10: Jade Chang, Julia Fierro, Lev Grossman, Heidi Heilig, Porochista Khakpour, Rakesh Satyal, Elissa Schappell, Rob Spillman, Sari Wilson, and Jung Yun join SLICE magazine for an Exquisite Corpse party. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.
Caitlin Johnson, Zef Lisowski, and Jen Choi join the Sundays at Erv’s reading series. Erv’s, 6 p.m., free.
Camilo Roldan, Lital Khaikin, and JD Larson read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 3 p.m., free.
Monday 9/12: Electric Literature, Lit Hub, PEN America, Tumblr, and Catapult celebrate the start of the Brooklyn Book Festival. The Bell House, 7 p.m., free.
Mark Greif presents his essay collection Against Everything with critic Wesley Morris. Housing Works, 7 p.m., free.
Jacqueline Woodson talks with Carl Hancock Rux about Another Brooklyn. Greenlight Bookstore, 7:30 p.m., free.
Boris Fishman, Tanwi Nandini Islam, Idra Novey, Mary E. Buser, and Tim Sultan join Franklin Park Reading Series and the Brooklyn Public Library for the Brooklyn Eagles Literary Prize. Franklin Park, 8 p.m., free.
Ann Patchett talks with J. Courtney Sullivan. St. Joseph’s College, 7:30 p.m., $30.
Jonathan Rose discusses The Well-Tempered City and the Future of Urban Life with Philip Glass. 92Y, 7 p.m., $29.
Wednesday 9/14: Jane Alison, Alana Massey, Morgan Jerkins, and Julie Buntin explain What Women Want, celebrate the release of Nine Island, and Catapult publishing. Housing Works, 7 p.m., free.
Alex Zucker, Allison Markin Powell, Chip Rossetti, Daniella Gitlin, and Jenny Wang Medina read works in translation. WORD Brooklyn, 7 p.m., free.
Chris Lehmann, Thomas Frank, Barbara Ehrenreich, Eddie Glaude, and Win McCormack join the Baffler to discuss the limits of liberalism. A Public Space, 7 p.m., free.
Dvora Meyers, Tanwi Nandini Islam, Andrew Cotto, and Tim McLoughlin join the Brooklyn Quarterly for an evening of social transformation. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.
Mara Wilson reveals where she is now, and it’s in Queens. Astoria Bookshop, 7 p.m., free.
Affinity Konar discusses Mischling with Lee Boudreaux. B&N 82nd Steet, 7 p.m., free.
Sam Sax, Safia Elhillo, Cameron Awkward-Rich, Leopoldine Core, and Aricka Foreman join the Atlas reading series for Atlas XXX. Get your mind out of the gutter, it’s the 30th reading. 61 Local, 7 p.m., free.
Tobias Carroll, Ryan Donovan, Jennifer Harder, and Alex Rubin join No, You Tell It! Series. Jimmy’s No. 43, 7 p.m., free.
Rachel Corbett reads You Must Change Your Life: The Story of Rainer Maria Rilke and Auguste Rodin. 192 Books, 7 p.m., free.
Anuk Arudragasam presents The Story of a Brief Marriage. Powerhouse NEW LOCATION, 7:30 p.m., free.
Teddy Wayne reads Loner. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.
Mark Tardi, E. Tracy Grinnell, Simone White, and Martha Oatis read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.
Indie publishing party with CLMP and various independent publishers. Greenlight Bookstore, 7:30 p.m., free.
If you have a listing you’d like us to consider, please contact [email protected]. Please include a link to event information. Deadline is Tuesday for publication on Saturday.