Saturday 9/30: Dara Wier and Evie Shockley read poetry. Berl’s Poetry, 8 p.m., free.
Sunday 10/1: Nicola Masciandaro, Mai Mang, Tim Caston, Nick Schiff, Loretta Lopez, Nico Vassilakis, and Mona Kareem celebrate the Brooklyn College Review issue 3. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 5 p.m., free.
Jean Hanff Korelitz and Jennifer Stein join the Sunday Night Fiction series. KGB Bar, 7 p.m., free.
Adam Fitzgerald, Emily Skillings, and Ali Cobbey Eckermann join Monday Night Poetry series. KGB Bar, 7 p.m., free.
Scott Spencer and Jonathan Dee talk with Kerri Arsenault about their latest books. Center for Fiction, 7 p.m., free.
Masha Gessen talks with David Remnick about The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia. BAM, 7 p.m., $25.
Roberta Allen and Donald Breckenridge read from their latest works of fiction. Spoonbill & Sugartown Montrose Ave, 7 p.m., free.
Scott S. Greenberger presents The Unexpected President, a biography of a president you probably couldn’t name, Chester A. Arthur. No really—he was the 21st President. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.
Karl Geary, Simeon Marsalis, and Minna Zallman Proctor celebrate an evening of Catapult Books including Montpelier Parade, As Lie Is to Grin, and Landslide: True Stories. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.
Paula Bomer, Tamara Shopsin, and Paul Sahre join Pete’s Reading Series. Pete’s Candy Store, 7:30 p.m., free.
Karl Geary presents Montpelier Parade and talks about it with Dan Sheehan with an introduction by Gabriel Byrne. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.
John Freeman celebrates the latest issue of Freeman’s with a lineup of top secret guests from the issue that probably won’t confirm their attendance until the last minute. 66 West 12th Street / New School, 7 p.m., $16.
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