Saturday 4/15: Protest in support of releasing Donald Trump’s tax returns. Bryant Park, 1 p.m., free.
Thom Donovan and Marissa Perel join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.
Sunday 4/16: Tongo Eisen-Martin, Mahogany Browne, and Jive Poetic read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 3 p.m., free.
Sophie Collins, Christian Hawkey, Uljana Wolf, Sophie Seita, Lawrence Venuti, and Karen Van Dyck celebrate the US launch of the anthology Currently & Emotion: Translations. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 5 p.m., free.
Jehan Bseiso, Rickey Laurentiis, and Remi Kanazi have an evening of poetry confronting Palestine: convergences. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.
Charlamagne Tha God presents Black Privilege: Opportunity Comes to Those Who Create it and discusses the book with Angela Rye. Powerhouse Archway, 7 p.m., free.
Tuesday 4/18: Sarah Gerard presents Sunshine State, her new essay collection, and talks with Julie Buntin. Buntin recently released Marlena, last month’s Rumpus Book Club pick. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.
Andrés Barba discusses Such Small Hands, his novel recently translated by Lisa Dillman, with Idra Novey. Novey, a translator of Portuguese, is the author of Ways to Disappear, a novel about a writer who disappears. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.
Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney and Jami Attenberg discuss family friction in their novels. Attenberg’s latest, All Grown Up, is about a woman learning to adult in New York City. Sweeney’s The Nest follows a dysfunctional New York family. Center for Fiction, 7 p.m., free.
Tobias Carroll, D. Foy, Jane Alison, and Hannah Lillith Assadi discuss books. Carroll, editor of Vol 1 Brookly, released two books last year, the novel Reel, and story collection Transitory. D. Foy’s latest, Patricide, is about a boy dealing with a hapless father. Alison’s Nine Island is about a woman living in a glass tower in Miami. Assadi’s Sonora is a debut novel about a palestinian refugee married to an Israeli. WORD Jersey City, 7:30 p.m., free.
Roberto Echavarren and translator Donald Wellman read poetry from Cardboard House. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.
Sam Kalda, an illustrator, talks with Kate Gavino about Of Cats and Men, profiling great cat-loving artists. Gavino illustrated and wrote Last Night’s Reading, an exploration of New York City’s literary event scene. WORD Brooklyn, 7 p.m., free.
Andrés Barba talks with Lisa Dillman and Heather Cleary about Such Small Hands. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.
Kate Clifford, Sara Lippmann, Rachel Sherman, and Shayne Terry join Ditmas Lit at the Hinterlands. Hinterlands Bar, 8 p.m., free.
Jennifer Baker, Amanda Clayman, and Tracy O’Neill join moderator Benjamin Samuel, the Authors Guild, and Electric Literature to discuss the importance of managing finances as an author. O’Neill’s The Hopeful was nominted for 5 under 35 in 2015. Center for Fiction, 7 p.m., free.
Jon Baskin, Ben Fama, Chelsea Hodson, Jo Livingstone, Lauren Oyler, and Bijan Stephen join Whom Wants to Cry Again. Hifi Bar, 7:30 p.m., free.
Charles Bock, AM Homes, Rivka Galchen, Rick Moody, and Sheri Fink discuss Alice & Oliver, Bock’s latest book now in paperback. Galchen’s latest book Little Labors combines a variety of small shorts about babies and literature. Moody’s Hotels of North America is a novel told through online reviews of hotels. Powerhouse Archway, 7 p.m., free.
Featuring Lidija Haas, Kendra James, Mehreen Kasana, Ava Kofman, Sarah Leonard, and Franceska Rouzard, join host Charlotte Shane to offer bad advice from bad women. Leonard is co-editor of The Future We Want: Radical Ideas for the New Century. Greenlight Lefferts Gardens, 7:30 p.m., free.
Valerie Hsiung, Tarfia Jimenez Gabb, Ruby Brunton, and Claire Donato read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.
Friday 4/21: Hua Hsu, Tanwi Nandini Islam, Larissa Pham, and Tony Tulathimutte celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with Columbia University. Islam’s Bright Lines is the best novelization of contemporary life in Brooklyn about a family from Bangladesh. Tulathimutte’s Private Citizens is a portrait of privilege and ambition and Millennials. BookCulture 112th, 7 p.m., free.
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