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'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 →