Saturday 10/22: Christopher DeWan reads Hoopty Time Machines, fairy tales for grown ups. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.
Elaine Kahn and Camilo Roldan join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.
Sunday 10/23: Colin Dickey discusses Ghostland: An American History in Haunted Places with Bess Lovejoy. Greenlight Bookstore, 7:30 p.m., free.
John Beer and Christine Kanownik join the Monday Night Poetry series. KGB Bar, 7 p.m., free.
Gayle Forman and Melina Marchetta discuss their new books, Leave Me and Tell the Truth, Shame the Devil. BookCulture Columbus, 7 p.m., free.
Jason Reyes, Patricia Santomasso, and Daniel Harray join the See No Evil Reading Series. Astoria Bookshop, 7 p.m., free.
Tuesday 10/25: Paula Mejia discusses Psychocandy with Rob Sheffield. WORD Brooklyn, 7 p.m., free.
Alex Cuff, Anna Kreienberg, Adam Tedesco, and Sarah Sweeney join the Cool as F*** Reading Series. Pete’s Candy Store, 6:30 p.m., free.
Sonya Chung reads The Loved Ones. BookCulture Columbus, 7 p.m., free.
Marcy Dermansky discusses The Red Car with Lizzie Skurnick. WORD Jersey City, 7:30 p.m., free.
Dolan Morgan, Gessy Alvarez, and Alexandra Tanner join the Manhattanville Reading Series along with a memoir presentation from Alexander Drywall, a former Black Panther. Manhattanville Coffee Crown Heights, 7:30 p.m., free.
Thursday 10/27: Meg Elison presents her dystopian novel The Book of the Unnamed Midwife. Powerhouse Books, 7 p.m., free.
Friday 10/28: John Lanagan, Chandler Klang Smith, Daniel Braum, and Nicholas Kaufmann join H.I.P. Lit for a Spooky Salon with music. The Muse, 9 p.m., free.
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