Philip Schultz, Lisa Bellamy, Lesley Dormen, Therese Eiben, Rebecca Gee, Odette Heideman, Michele Herman, Joel Hinman, Lucinda Holt, Liz Kingsley, Peter Krass, Nancy Matsunaga, Mark Peterson, and Cynthia Weinercelebrate the Writers Studio at 30. The Strand, 7 p.m., $15.
Sunday 5/7: Kiini Ibura Salaam, My Spatter, Megan Burns, Laura Goldstein, Tracey McTague, Christopher Rizzo, Kristin Sanders, Paige Taggart, Elizabeth Frost, Janiori Goldman, and Patricia Spears Jones celebrate the 4th Annual d.a. Levy-palace. Unnameable Books, Noon, $5 suggested.
Paul La Farge and Victor Lodato join the Sunday Night Fiction series with readings from their latest books. KGB Bar, 7 p.m., free.
Ben Greenman, Sarah Gerard, Kristen Radtke, Garnette Cadogan, and Mensah Demary join Franklin Park Reading series for a night of nonfiction. Gerard’s essay collection Sunshine State is a mix of journalism and memoir about everyone’s favorite hanging chad, Florida. Franklin Park, 8 p.m., free.
Christopher Salerno and Alex Dimitrov join the Monday Night Poetry series. KGB Bar, 7 p.m., free.
Tuesday 5/9: J. Courtney Sullivan discusses her latest novel with Saints for All Occasions, along with novelist Emma Straub, author of Modern Lovers. This is the first literary event at Straub’s new bookstore, which opened last week. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.
Scaachi Koul presents One Day We’ll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter along with a discussion with Jessica Valenti, author of Sex Object. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.
Tom McCarthy and Kathy Acker discuss their books with Lynne Tillman. Center for Fiction, 7 p.m., free.
Wednesday 5/10: Richard Bausch and Richard Russo celebrate their short story collections for a Tale of Two Richards. Bausch is the author of Living in the Weather of World and Russo, Trajectory. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.
Ada Smailbegović, Chris Nealon, Tracy Jeanne Rosenthal, and Jackie Wang join Wendy’s Subway Reading Room series. Bard Graduate Center, 7 p.m., free.
Dan Chan presents Ill with a conversation with Peter Straub. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.
Tommy Pico and Jana Prikryl join the Poetry Society of America for readings from their latest collections. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.
Thursday 5/11: Sam Allingham, Angelica Baker, Clare Beams, Julie Buntin, Anne Corbitt, Gabrielle Lucille Fuentes, Lisa Ko, Emily Ruskovich, and Melissa Yancy are One Story Debutantes, with readings hosted by Hannah Tinti. The authors all debuted books in the past year and have appeared in issues of One Story. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.
Amy Saul-Zerby, Kay Sorin, Liz Bowen, and others read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.
Moustafa Bayoumi, Alexandra Kleeman, Roy Scranton, Mychal Denzel Smith, Salamishah Tillet, Tony Tulathimutte, and Emily Witt want to Let America Be America Again. Housing Works, 7 p.m., free.
Joshua Cohen, Mark Doten, Jen George, Greg Jackson, Sana Krasikov, and Dinaw Mengestu join Granta for Granta 139: Best of Young American Novelists. WORD Brooklyn, 7 p.m., free.
Friday 5/12: Robert Repino presents D’Arc. Astoria Bookshop, 7 p.m., free.
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