Notable NYC: 1/27–2/2


Saturday 1/27: Charles Bernstein and Erica Hunt join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.

Sunday 1/28: Ana Simo and Sadia Abbas join the Sunday Night Fiction series. KGB Bar, 7 p.m., free.

Elizabeth Gaffney, Saïd Sayrafiezadeh, Emily Brout, Maria Lioutaia, and Madeline Mori join the Pigeon Pages reading series. PowerHouse Archway, 5 p.m., free.

Monday 1/29: Kevin Young presents Bunk: The Rises of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts and Fake News. Greenlight Fulton Street, 7:30 p.m., free.

Tom Malmquist discusses In Every Moment We Are Still Alive. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.

Tuesday 1/30: Erin Banco presents Pipe Dreams: The Plundering of Iraq’s Oil Wealth. WORD Brooklyn, 7 p.m., free.

Jon Curley, Jiwon Choi, Elena Alexander, Rosie Schaap, and moderator Leslie Shipman join the In the Bone House reading. KGB, 7 p.m., free.

Kathleen Hill and Joseph Olshan discuss She Read to Us in the Late Afternoons: A Life In Novels. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.

Jojo Moyes presents Still Me. B&N 82nd Street, 7 p.m., free.

Morgan Jerkins presents This Will be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America along with Ashley C. Ford. Greenlight Fulton Street, 7:30 p.m., free.

Wednesday 1/31: Join Biblioasis, Alejandro Saravia, and translator María José Giménez discuss Red, Yellow, and Green by Alejandro Saravia. McNally Jackson Books, 6 p.m., free.

Carmen Boullosa talks with Phillip Lopate about Heavens on Earth. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.

Kim Purcell celebrates the launch of This Is Not A Love Letter. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.

Thursday 2/1: Omotara James, Isadora Spangler, Seth King, Katherine Culligan, and Tom McGlynn celebrate the launch of American Chordata Issue 6. Housing Works, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 2/2: Rachel Lyon reads from her debut Self-Portrait with Boy. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

roja chamankar, emily beyda, jade fusco, Elisa Wouk Almino, and Bonnie Chau celebrate the launch of chapbook Suspended Whispers. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.

Lauren Stahl presents The Devil’s Song. Mysterious Bookshop, 6:30 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 →