Notable NYC: 7/8–7/14


Sunday 7/9: Rachel Lyon, Gordon Harber, Chanice Hughes-Greenberg, and host Madeline Stevens join Sundays at Erv’s. Erv’s, 6 p.m., free.

Monday 7/10: Jami Attenberg, Nicole Dennis-Benn, Courtney Maum, Elizabeth Crane, Paul Lynch, and Chiwan Choi join the Franklin Park reading series. Franklin Park, 8 p.m., free.

Madeleine Mermall, Camonghne Felix, Mia Kang, Rachel Kang, Jeffery Grunthaner, Emily Skillings, and Cam Scott read poetry, hosted by JC Hopkins. Spoonbill & Sugartown, 7 p.m., free.

Ann Goldstein, Saïd Sayrafiezadeh, and Patricia Smith celebrate the latest issue of ep;phany. The Strand, 7 p.m., $15.

Jen Waite presents A Beautiful, Terrible Thing. B&N 86th and Lexington, 7 p.m., free.

Tuesday 7/11: Laura Dave presents Hello, Sunshine along with Stephanie Clifford. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Brian Platzer discusses Bed-Stuy is Burning with Jodi Kantor. The Strand, 7 p.m., $15.

Rachel Khong celebrates Goodbye, Vitamin, with Isaac Fitzgerald. WORD Brooklyn, 7 p.m., free.

Tim Taranto presents Ars Botanica with Kristen Radtke, author of Imagine Wanting Only This. McNally Jackson, 7 p.m., free.

Jen Waite celebrates the release of A Beautiful, Terrible Thing. Astoria Bookshop, 7 p.m., free.

Angelica Baker, Lisa Ko, and Courtney Maum join the LIC Reading Series. LIC Bar, 8 p.m., free.

Wednesday 7/12: Abby Sher discusses All the Ways the World Can End with Ophira Eisenberg. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Joshua Cohen presents Moving Kings. The Strand, 7 p.m., $15.

Feliz Lucia Molina, Judah Rubin, and Danniel Schoonebeek join the Wendy’s Subway Reading Room series. Bar Graduate Center, 6:30 p.m., free.

Heather Chaplin presents Reckless Years: A Diary of Love and Madness. Powerhouse Archway, 7 p.m., free.

Molly Crabapple, Remi Kanzim and Omar Robert Hamilton celebrate This Is Not a Border, an anthology. McNally Jackson Books, 6:30 p.m., free.

Austin Kelley, Chana Porter, Yoojin Na, Ryan Sartor, and Elana Lancaster join the Funny Sexy Sad series. Branch Office, 7:30 p.m., free.

Amy Poeppel talks with Elissa Bassist about Small Admissions. Shakespeare & Co, 6:30 p.m., free.

Thursday 7/13: Brian Platzer presents Bed-Stuy is Burning with Simone Oliver. Greenlight Fort Green, 7:30 p.m., free.

Victor P. Corona celebrates his memoir Night Class and talks with Wednesday Martin. Rizzoli Bookstore, 6 p.m., free.

Joshua Cohen celebrates his latest novel, Moving Kings, about faith, race, and class. Community Bookstore, 6:30 p.m., free.

Sandra Beasley, Carl Fulbrook, Matthea Harvey, and Vanessa Moody join the Frank Electric Reading Series. Franklin Electric Patio, 7:30 p.m., free.

Edan Lepucki and Andrea Palumbos celebrate teh launch of A Woman’s Thing’s, issue 12. 88 1/2 7th Ave, 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 →