Notable NYC: 3/25–3/31

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Saturday 3/25: Lucy Ives and Lila Zemborain join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.

Sunday 3/26: Ariena Reines, Lauren Hilger, T Kira Madden, Rachel Aydt, and Meghan Trask Smith join the Pigeon Pages, hosted by Allison Wood. Powerhouse Arena, 4:30 p.m., free.

Monday 3/27: Deborah Clearman, Ben Dolnick, Lauren Sanders, Iromie Weeramantry, and moderator Aaron Zimmerman discuss foreign cultures. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Trisha Low presents Socialist Realism: Affective Geography for End. Poetry Project, 8 p.m., $8.

Chris Maisano, Contributing Editor of Jacobin, explains why socialism isn’t just more government. Verso Books, 7 p.m., free.

Malachi Black and George David Clark join the Monday Night Poetry Series. KGB Bar, 7 p.m., free.

David Shields discusses Other People: Takes & Mistakes. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.

Tuesday 3/28: Ben Pease launches Chateau Wichman, from Big Lucks Books. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.

Sarah Gambito and Reginald Dwayne Betts read poetry, hosted by Cave Canem. New School, 6:30 p.m., free.

Trinity Tibe, Leland Cheuk, Janet Sarbanes, and Claudia Cortese join the Cool as F*** reading series. Pete’s Candy Store, 6:30 p.m., free.

David Shield discusses Other People: Takes & Mistakes with Phillip Lopate. Greenlight Prospect Lefferts, 7:30 p.m., free.

Hannah Lillith Assadi discusses Sonora, a debut novel about an addictive relationship, with Alexandra Kleeman. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Hannah Tinti and Patrick Ryan discuss The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Erika Carter presents Lucky You, a novel about making mistakes and dancing, along with discussion with Maris Kreizman. WORD Brooklyn, 7 p.m., free.

Leslie Jamison and James Marcus celebrate the latest issue of Harper’s Magazine. BookCulture Columbus Ave, 7 p.m., free.

Kaitlyn Greenidge, Bishakh Som, Angely Mercado, Hafizah Geter, Kristin Lueke, Kyle Beachy, Oki Sogumi, and others join the Final Fantasy Reading Series. Friends and Lovers, 8 p.m., free.

Wednesday 3/29: Pamela L. Laskin talks with Lisa Selin Davis about Ronit & Jamil, a five act novel in verse. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.

Morgan Parker celebrates There Are More Beautiful Things than Beyoncé with Margo Jefferson and Kimberly Drew. Housing Works, 7 p.m., free.

Masha Gessen, Kate Crawford, Corey Robin, Sarah Schulman, and Lawrence Jackson discuss Resistors and Callaborators in Trump’s America with Harper’s Magazine. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.

Kyung An and Miss Rosen discuss Who’s Afraid of Contemporary Art?. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Ariel Levy discusses her memoir The Rules Do Not Apply with Emily Nussbaum. The Strand, 7 p.m., $15.

Thursday 3/30: Eileen Myles and Jacqueline Feldman celebrate the release of The White Review Issue No. 19. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.

Elif Batuman discusses The Idiot with Michael Cunningham. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.

Ariel Levy presents her memoir The Rules Do Not Apply. 192 Books, 7 p.m., free.

Julien Poirier, Karen Weiser, and Filip Marinovich read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.

Aleshea Harris, Alexander Borinsky, and moderate Rachel Kauder Nalebuff discuss books from 3 Hole Press. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Joshua Bennett, Charif Shanahan, and Patricia Smith present new works with Cave Canem. NYU Creative Writing House, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 3/31: Dia Felix, Ana Božičević, Vi Khi Nao, and Anna Joy Spring celebrate the release of Felix’s chapbook You You You.

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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 IanMacAllen.com. More from this author →