Notable NYC: 2/4–2/10


Saturday 2/4: John Domini and Carole Firstman celebrate releases from Dzanc Books. KGB Bar, 7 p.m., free.

Cecilia Corrigan and Wendy Trevino join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.

Sunday 2/5: Chelsea Hodson, Gregory Zorko, Sarah Jean Grimm, Liz Bowen, Georgia Faust, and Amanda Dissinger read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 3 p.m., free.

Monday 2/6: John Darnielle and Donna Tartt discuss Universal Harvester. St. Joseph’s College, 7:30 p.m., $28

Tuesday 2/7: Elan Mastai discusses All Our Wrong Todays with Jonathan Tropper. WORD Jersey City, 7:30 p.m., free.

A.O. Scott discusses Better Living Through Criticism with Vinson Cunningham. Greenlight Bookstore Lefferts, 7:30 p.m., free.

Jason Rekulak reads The Impossible Fortress and discusses the novel with Austin Grossman. Greenlight Bookstore Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Wednesday 2/8: Ian Purkayastha discusses Truffle Boy: My Unexpected Journey Through the Exotic Food Underground with Helen Hollyman. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.

Alana Massey discusses All The Lives I Want. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Min Jin Lee presents Pachinko with a discussion with Harold Augenbraum. Greenlight Bookstore Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Thursday 2/9: André Aciman discusses Enigma Variations with Eric Banks. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.

Jack Shenker discusses The Egyptians. McNally Jackson Books, 8 p.m., free.

Katie Kitamura and Rivka Galchen discuss Kitamura’s Separation. Greenlight Bookstore Fort Green, 7:30 p.m., free.


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Ian MacAllen is the Rumpus Deputy Editor and founder of English Kills Review an online literary magazine focused on books, authors, and New York City. His writing has appeared in Little Fiction, Vol 1 Brooklyn, Joyland Magazine, Chicago Review of Books, Fiction Advocate, and elsewhere. He holds a Master’s Degree in English from Rutgers University and lives in Brooklyn. He tweets @IanMacAllen and is online at More from this author →