Saturday 12/9: Nancy Hightower, Dorri Olds, Charles Sanchez, Dean Wrzeszcz, and Lisa L. Kirchner join the Trumpet Fiction series. KGB, 7 p.m., free.
Dia Felix and Akosua Zimba Afiriyie-Hwedie join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.
Sunday 12/10: Jonathan Durbin, Laura Spence-Ash, and Maud Streep join OneStory for a night celebrating debut writing. KGB, 7 p.m., free.
Monday 12/11: Join The Rumpus and Akashic Books for Celebrate Winter While We Still Have Seasons, a year-end holiday party. Featuring Julie Buntin, Anaïs Duplan, Tracy O’Neill, Lauren Sanders, and Katia D. Ulysse, with emcee and Rumpus Funny Women editor Elissa Bassist. Housing Works, 7 p.m., free.
Poetry 99 celebrates a Chapbook Launch. Spoonbill Studio (Montrose Avenue Spoonbill and Sugartown), 7 p.m., free.
René Steinke, Ellen Umansky, John Reed, and M. M. De Voe join the Pen Parentis Holiday Author Mingle, along with moderator Leigh Newman. Andaz Wall Street, 7 p.m., free with RSVP or donate for a VIP ticket.
Wednesday 12/13: Matthea Harvey and Lis Olstein read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.
Cool as F*** Awards 2017 Best in Indie Lit prizes and the launch of FUNHOUSE Issue 4. Pete’s Candy Store, 6:30 p.m., free.
Friday 12/15: Chase Berggrun, Marina Carreira, Ricardo Alberto Maldonado, and Patrick Rosal join the Free Water Reading series. KGB, 7 p.m., free.
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