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's fiction has appeared in 45th Parallel Magazine, Little Fiction, Vol 1. Brooklyn, Joyland Magazine, and elsewhere and nonfiction has appeared in Chicago Review of Books, The Negatives, Electric Literature, Fiction Advocate, and elsewhere. He is the Deputy Editor of The Rumpus, holds an MA in English from Rutgers University, tweets @IanMacAllen and is online at More from this author →