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 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 More from this author →