Notable NYC: 8/26–9/1


Sunday 8/27: Kevin Craft, Grace Bonner, and Meghan Dunn read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 4 p.m., free.

Chloe Caldwell, Katie Heaney, Jennifer Baker, Lindsay Comstock, and Molly Tolsky join the Pigeon Pages Reading Series, hosted by Alisson Wood. Powerhouse Archway, 5 p.m., free.

Tuesday 8/29: Alex Gilvarry and Alexandra Kleeman discuss Eastman Was Here, his new novel inspired by Norman Mailer. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Erin Carlson discusses I’ll Have What She’s Having: How Nora Ephron’s Three Iconic Films Saved the Romantic Comedy with Jennifer Keishin Armstrong. WORD Brooklyn, 7 p.m., free.

Martin Wilson presents We Now Return to Regular Life, a YA novel, with a conversation with Patrick Ryan. Books Are Magic, 6 p.m., free.

Thursday 8/31: Jill Bialosky and Cheryl Pearl Sucher discuss Poetry Will Save Your Life: a Memoir. McNally Jackson Books, 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 →