Notable NYC: 12/17–12/23



Saturday 12/17: Not Straight Against Hate, protest and march. Washington Square, 2 p.m. rally, 5 p.m. march, free.

Alex-Quan Pham and Ronald V. Wilson join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.

Monday 12/19: Joel Allegretti hosts Davidson Garrett, David Lawton, and LuLu LoLo for a Leonard Cohen tribute. Cornelia Street Cafe, 6 p.m., $10.

Tuesday 12/20: Mitchell S. Jackson, Nancy Hightower, Carrie Cooperrider, and Emily Cementina join Manhattanville Reading series for the year end finale. Unnameable Books, 7:30 p.m., free.

Isaac Fitzgerald, Jeanne Thornton, Gabrielle Moss, and Tommy “Teebs” Pico join the inaugural reading of the Ditmas Lit Reading series. The Lodge at Sycamore, 8 p.m., free.

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Wednesday 12/21: Muriel Leung, Monica Sok, Sally Wen Mao, and Jane Wong read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 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 →