Sunday 1/1: Diana Hamilton, Shiv Kotecha, Krystal Languell, Holly Melgard, Eileen Myles, Tommy Pico, Jenny Zhang, and many others celebrate the 43rd Annual New Year’s Day Marathon Benefit reading for the Poetry Project. Poetry Project, 3 p.m., $25.
Wednesday 1/4: Katie Fuller and others read from Doublecross Press publications. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.
Thursday 1/5: Joel Whitney, cofounder of Guernica, talks with Lisa Lucas about Finks: How the C.I.A. Tricked the World’s Best Writers. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.
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