Notable NYC: 1/13–1/19


Saturday 1/13: Rachel Levitsky and Michelle Taransky join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 3:30 p.m., $5.

Sunday 1/14: Brian Gresko and Priscilla Becker join the Sunday Night Fiction Series. KGB Bar, 7 p.m., free.

Sergio de la Pava, Diannely Antigua, Nicodemus Nicoludis, Hannah Rego, Jenessa Abrams, and Dan Kraines join the Dead Rabbits reading series. DTUT, 8 p.m., free.

Monday 1/15: Patrisse Khan-Cullors and asha bandele discuss When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir. BAM, 1 p.m., free.

Tuesday 1/16: Abigail Bereola, Kyle Lucia Wu, Meredith Talusan, Katie McDonough, Cynthia Manick, and Atossa Araxia Abrahamian are Bad Women offering Bad Advice. McNally Jackson, 7 p.m., free.

Rob Spillman, Michele Filgate, and Charlotte Lieberman join the Rally Reading series, a politically oriented reading. Pete’s Candy Store, 7 p.m., free.

Sophie Seita and others join Belladonna press for an evening of poetry. Berl’s Poetry, 7 p.m., free.

Nick Harkaway presents Gnomon in conversation with Jenn Northington. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Stefan Merrill Block and Jonathan Lee discuss Oliver Loving. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Wednesday 1/17: Julia Strayer, Britt Canty, and Nita Noveno join Sky White Tiger for The Lantern Chapter 8, The Darkest Days. The Lantern, 7 p.m., free.

Wendy Herlick, T Kira Madden, Sandra Newman, and Cooper Wilhelm join the Ditmas Lit reading series. Hinterlands, 8 p.m., free.

Thursday 1/18: Jennifer Baker, Jennifer Hope Choi, Vanessa Mártir, and Sarah Perry, with musical guest Marcus Jade, join the St. Peter’s Presents: Legacies reading. St. Peter’s Chelsea, 7 p.m., free.

Hallgrimur Helgason and Fiona Mozley discuss Woman at 1000 Degrees. McNally Jackson, 7 p.m., free.

Geoff Cobb presents The Rise and Fall of the Sugar King. WORD Brooklyn, 7 p.m., free.

Elena Georgiou presents The Immigrants Refrigerator with Aaron Zimmerman. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Friday 1/19: Nancy Huang and Kristin Chang 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 →