Notable NYC: 1/6–1/12


Saturday 1/6: Davy Knittle and Bob Perelman join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.

Monday 1/8: Carmen Maria Machado, Douglas Light, Sasha Fletcher, Alexandra Tanner, and Anika Lani join the Franklin Park Reading Series. Franklin Park, 8 p.m., free.

Tuesday 1/9: Hermione Hoby talks with Elif Batuman about Neon in Daylight, a debut novel about three lives colliding in New York City. McNally Jackson, 7 p.m., free.

Sam Graham-Felsen presents Green and talks with Wesley Morris. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Gabriel Fried, Sarah Gambito, Marcia LeBeau, and Ginny Wiehardt join the Winter Poetry Salon hosted by Pen Parentis. 75 Wall Street, 7 p.m., free.

Greer Hendricks presents The Wife Between Us. B&N 86th Street, 7 p.m., free.

Gabe Habash, Min Jin Lee, and Joan Silber join the LIC Reading Series. LIC Bar, 8 p.m., free.

Wednesday 1/10: Jillian Medoff and Julie Klam discuss This Could Hurt. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Christie Grotheim, Britt Canty, Joel Remland, Ethan Shafran Moltz, and Amy Remland celebrate the fifth anniversary of Lyrics, Lit, & Liquor. Happy Birthday! Bar 2A, 7:30 p.m., free.

Elizabeth J. Coleman, Andrea L. Fry, and Estha Weiner explore the geography of poetry. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.

Christopher Yates and Susannah Cahalan discuss Grist Mill Road. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Jane Rosenberg Laforge, Susan Tepper, Donna Baier Stein, and Stephanie Dickinson join At the Inkwell for a night of women’s poetry and prose. KGB Bar, 7 p.m., free.

Thursday 1/11: Katia D. Ulysse presents Mouths Don’t Speak and talks about the book with Ibi Zoboi. Greenlight Lefferts, 7:30 p.m., free.

Hermione Hoby talks with Emma Straub about Neon in Daylight, her debut novel. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Neil Olson launches The Black Painting, a debut book from Hanover Square Press. The Strand, 6:30 p.m., $15.

Stacey D’Erasmo and Maud Casey launch The Art Of Mystery, the fourth volume in the Art Of series. Housing Works, 7 p.m., free.

Joseph Keckler presents Dragon at the Edge of a Flat World. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.

Gbenga Adesina, Diannely Atingua, Justin Boening, Laura Creste, Linda Harris Dolan, Kate Doyle, Jennifer Franklin,Paul Legault, Nathan McClain, Vanessa Moody, Carole Rayner, Sarah Sala, Andy Sanchez, Maud Streep, and Kem Joy Ukwu celebrate the two year anniversary of the Franklin Electric reading series. 650 Franklin Ave, 7:30 p.m., free.

Friday 1/12: Norman Brannon, Chris Leo, William Kheun, and others presents Anthology of Emo, Vol. 1. Powerhouse Archway, 7 p.m., free.

Anastacia-Renee, Tommy Pico, t’ai freedom ford, and Derrick Weston Brown read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 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 →