Notable NYC: 7/1–7/7

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Sunday 7/2: Jennifer Soong, Rawaan Alkhatib, and Sara Deniz Akant present books from Futurepoem. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 3 p.m., free.

Tuesday 7/4: Macy’s launches fireworks. East River – Midtown, Sunset, Free.

Thursday 7/6: Scaachi Koul presents One Day We’ll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter. B&N 82nd Street, 7 p.m., free.

Matthew Klam presents Who is Rich? with Meg Wolitzer, author of The Interestings. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Ada Calhoun, Dani Shapiro, and Julie Scelfo discuss the institution of marriage. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Shamar Hill, Natalie Eilbert, Monica Youn, and Jihyun Yun read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 7/7: Bill Roundy, Ayun Halliday, M. Mendez, Katie Fricas, and Jeremy Nguyen read from zines. Quimby’s Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.

Nancy Ludmerer, Francine Witte, Roxanne Hoffman, Jennifer Juneau, Phillip Giambri, Carolyn Wells, and Susan Weiman join the F-Bomb reading series. KGB, 7 p.m., 2 drinks.

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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 →