Notable NYC: 7/1–7/7


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's fiction has appeared in 45th Parallel Magazine, Little Fiction, Vol 1. Brooklyn, Joyland Magazine, and elsewhere and nonfiction has appeared in Chicago Review of Books, The Negatives, Electric Literature, Fiction Advocate, and elsewhere. He is the Deputy Editor of The Rumpus, holds an MA in English from Rutgers University, tweets @IanMacAllen and is online at More from this author →