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'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 →