Notable NYC: 2/25–3/3


Saturday 2/25: Christian Hawkey and Himanshu Suri join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.

Emily Brandt and Ali Power join the SOLO reading series. Wendy’s Subway, 7 p.m., free.

Sunday 2/26: Nicole Steinberg celebrates the release of Glass Actress with Niina Pollari, Sarah Jean Grimm, and Esther Lin. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 4 p.m., free.

Garrard Conley, Annie Dewitt, Garrett Burrell, Danielle Jackson, and Katrina La Poll join the Pigeon Pages reading series. Powerhouse Arena, 4 p.m., free.

Tommy Pico and Chris Sylvester read poetry. Torn Page, 7 p.m., free.

Catherine Cohen, Steven Markow, Amy Zimmer, Alani Foxall, and Alon Elian join the Tusk. Tilt BK, 7 p.m., free.

Monday 2/27: Belinda McKeon discusses Tender with Garth Greenwell. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.

Jennifer Michael Hecht and Adrienne Su join the Monday Night Poetry series. KGB Bar, 7 p.m., free.

Tuesday 2/28: Cristina Moracho presents A Good Idea with Sarah McCarry. WORD Brooklyn, 7 p.m., free.

Molly Peacock and Phillis Levin discuss their literary friendship. NYU Bookstore, 6 p.m., free.

Yuka Igarashi, Michelle Legro, and James Yeh discuss what editors want in a conversation moderated by Dwyer Murphy. Center for Fiction, 7 p.m., free.

Sari Wilson, Molly Prentiss, and Rachel Cantor discuss their New York City-centric historical novels. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.

Philip Boehm and Bella Brodzki discuss Chasing the King of Hearts, a novel by Hanna Krall translated by Boehm. Astoria Bookshop, 7 p.m., free.

Celebrate Why I March: Images from the Women’s March Around the World. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Lauren Elkin presents Flâneuse: Women Walk the City in Paris, New York, Tokyo, Venice, and London. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Eric Puchner and Isaac Fitzgerald discuss Last Day on Earth, a story collection. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.

Wednesday 3/1: Peternelle Van Arsdale launches The Beast is an Animal with Emily Gould. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.

Sharon Gushkin and Anna Solomon discuss The Forgetting Time. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.

Katie Kitamura discusses A Separation with Vulture Insiders Book Club. The Strand, 7:30 p..m, free.

Thursday 3/2: Melissa Febos launches Abandon Me with Tara Clancy, Nick Flynn, Amy Gall, Hafizah Geter, Porochista Khakpour, Syreeta McFadden, Shelly Oria, Gregory Pardlo, and DJ Jen Urha. ACE Hotel, 7 p.m., free.

Katie Kitamura and Rivka Galchen finally discuss A Separation. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Alia Malek presents her memoir The Home That Was Our Country, with Leila Fadel. WORD Brooklyn, 7 p.m., free.

Paul Auster discusses 4 3 2 1. Congregation Beth Elohim, 7:30 p.m., $10.

Kashana Cauldy and Jason Diamond join Pete’s Reading Series. Pete’s Candy Store, 7:30 p.m., free.

Friday 3/3: Patricia A. Smith presents The Year of Needy Girls. Blue Stockings, 7 p.m., free.


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Ian MacAllen is the author of Red Sauce: How Italian Food Became American (Rowman & Littlefield, April 2022). His writing has appeared in Chicago Review of Books, Southern Review of Books, The Offing, 45th Parallel Magazine, Little Fiction, Vol 1. Brooklyn, and elsewhere. He tweets @IanMacAllen and is online at More from this author →