Notable NYC: 3/11–3/17

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Saturday 3/11: Carolyn Hembree, Neil Shepard, and Terese Svoboda read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.

Chris Tysh and Cole Swensen join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.

Sunday 3/12: Joshua Mohr discusses his memoir Sirens with Charles Bock. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.

Marisa Crawford, Yahdon Israel, Larissa Pham, Zef Lisowski, and Saxon Baird join Sunday’s at Erv’s for the two year anniversary of the series. Erv’s, 6 p.m., free.

Monday 3/13: Mary Gaitskill, Joshua Mohr, Clare Beams, Hannah Lillith Assaid, Deepak Unnikrishnan, and Peg Simone join the Franklin Park Reading Series. Franklin Park, 8 p.m., free.

Susan Perabo presents The Fall of Lisa Bellow. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Peter Heller and Emily St. John Mandel discuss Celine. Greenlight Lefferts Gardens, 7:30 p.m., free.

Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain discuss Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.

Lyric Hunter, Ariana Reines, Marwa Helal, M’Bilia Meekers, Ian Dreiblatt, and host JC Hopkins joins the Poetry 99 reading series. Spoonbill & Sugartown Montrose Ave, 7 p.m., free.

Tuesday 3/14: Pamela L. Laskin talks with Lisa Selin Davis about Ronit and Jamil. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.

Nancy Hightower, Emily H. Brout, Britt Canty, Jessie Losch, Amy Dupcak, and Amanda Miller join the Lyrics, Lit and Liquor series. HiFi Bar, 7:30 p.m., free.

Hari Kunzru talks about White Tears with Lisa Lucas. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Deepak Unnikrishnan and Mia Alvar join Restless Books to discuss Unnikrishnan’s debut novel Temporary People. Greenlight Lefferts Gardens, 7:30 p.m., free.

Catherine Blauvelt and Armando Jaramillo Garcia reads books from Prelude Books. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 6:30 p.m., free.

Wednesday 3/15: Hari Kunzru presents White Tears. WORD Jersey City, 7:30 p.m., free.

Jim Shepard presents his story collection The World to Come. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.

Amanda Arnold, Jess Bergman, Will Chancellor, Deirdre Coyle, Ben Fama, and Kyle Lucia Wu join Whom Wants to Cry, a new reading series about reading and crying. HiFi Bar, 7:30 p.m., free.

Rebecca Romney talks with Heather O’Donnell about Printer’s Error, a look back at book history. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.

Thursday 3/16: Kanishk Tharoor discusses Swimmer Among the Stars with John Wray. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Raena Shirali and David Winter discuss poetry. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.

Idra Novey and Garrard Conley join Pete’s Reading Series. Pete’s Candy Store, 7:30 p.m., free.

 

Sarah Manguso talks with Julie Orringer about 300 Arguments. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.

Jim Shepard is joined by Joshua Ferris discuss story collection The World To Come. Greenlight Lefferts, 7:30 p.m., free.

Michael Finkel and Lena Friedrich discuss The Stranger in the Woods. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Doulgas Manuel, Ginny Wiehardt, Juliet Patterson, and Tina Cane read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 3/17: Raena Shirali, David Winter, Peter Laberge, and others read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.

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Ian MacAllen is the author of RED SAUCE: HOW ITALIAN FOOD BECAME AMERICAN (April 2022, Rowman & Littlefield). 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 IanMacAllen.com. More from this author →