Saturday 7/29: New York City Poetry Festival. Governor’s Island, 11 a.m.–6 p.m., free.
Sunday 7/30: New York City Poetry Festival. Governor’s Island, 11 a.m.–6 p.m., free.
Elisbet Valesquez, t’ai freedom ford, and Daniel Borzutzky join the Brooklyn Poets at the New York Poetry Festival. Governor’s Island, 4 p.m., free.
Monday 7/31: Jenny Williamson, Quentin Vennie, Amna Ahmad, and others join H.I.P Lit for the H.I.P. Lit Summer Series (weather dependent). Nowadays, 7 p.m., free.
Tuesday 8/1: Susan Shapiro reveals all the secrets of book publishing with New York Times editor Peter Catapano, Norton editor Phil Marino, Atria editor Rakesh Satyal, CAA agent Mollie Glick, and authors Renee Watson, Sarah Gerard, and Abby Sher. The Strand, 7 p.m., $15.
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