Notable NYC: 6/10–6/16


Saturday 6/10: Katie Kitamura and others join AmpLit Fest. Pier i, West 70th Street, Noon, Free.

Sunday 6/11: Hafizah Geter, Ricardo Alberto Maldonado, Lara Mimosa Montes, Cathy Linh Che, Lucas De Lima, and Carly Joy Miller join the Dead Rabbits Reading Series. DTUT, 8 p.m., free.

Matt DiPentima, Etan Nchin, Iris Cohen, and Jen DeGregorio join host Madeline Stevens for Sunday’s at Erv’s Reading Series. 2122 Beekman Place, 6 p.m., free.

Monday 6/12: Victor LaValle, Jason Reynolds, Julia Fierro, Jessie Chaffee, and Julie Buntin join the Franklin Park Reading Series. Franklin Park, 8 p.m., free.

Patricia Lockwood and Maris Kreizman discuss Priestdaddy. BookCulture 112th, 7 p.m., free.

Roxane Gay reads Hunger. B&N Union Square, 7 p.m., wristband distribution begins at 9 a.m.

Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi and Namwali Serpell discuss Kintu. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Tuesday 6/13: Roxane Gay presents Hunger. BAM, 7 p.m., $25.

Julia Fierro, Brandon Harris, and Hannah Tinti join the LIC Reading Series. LIC Bar, 8 p.m., free.

Elin Hilderbrand discusses The Identicals with Katherine Heiny, author of Standard Deviation. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi presents Kintu with Lucie Shelly. Co-hosted with Electric Literature. BookCulture 112th, 7 p.m., free.

Ann Beattie presents The Accomplished Guest and Don Lee presents Lonesome Lies Before Us. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Tim Murphy presents the novel Christodora. WORD Jersey City, 7:30 p.m., free.

Joe Berkowitz explores puns in Away with Words. Powerhouse Archway, 7 p.m., free.

Osama Alomar and Mythili Rao discuss The Teeth of the Comb. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.

Henry Hoke presents Genevieves with Lincoln Michel and Laura Eve Engle. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.

Jennifer Kitses celebrates the launch of Small Hours.

Wednesday 6/14: Teju Cole and Ben Lerner discuss Blind Spot. St. Joseph’s College, 7:30 p.m., free with RSVP.

Victor LaValle presents The Changeling. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.

Lesley Nneka Arimah discusses What it Means When a Man Falls from the Sky with Glory Edim of Well Read Black Girl. WORD Brooklyn, 7 p.m., free.

Thursday 6/15: Eugene Lim discusses Dear Cyborgs with Joni Murphy and Donald Breckenridge co-presented by Vol. 1 Brooklyn. Greenlight Lefferts Gardens, 7:30 p.m., free.

Julia Fierro, Alice Kaltman, and Lisa Ko join the Pete’s Reading series. Pete’s Candy Store, 7:30 p.m., free.

Peter Brannen discusses The Ends of the World with David Biello. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Julia Glass discusses A House Among the Trees with David Ebershoff. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.

Andrew Essex explains The End of Advertising. Powerhouse Archway, 7 p.m., free.

Jennifer Kitses presents her novel Small Hours. WORD Brooklyn, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 6/16: Joanna C. Valente, Sean H. Doyle, Mary Boo Anderson, and Alexandra Naughton 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 (Rowman & Littlefield, April 2022). 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 More from this author →