Notable NYC: 2/24–3/2


Saturday 2/24: Chloë Bass, Hannah Black, and Yulan Grant join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.

Sunday 2/25: Melissa Febos, sam sax, Sophie McManus, Natalie Eilbert, and Sean DesVignes join Pigeon Pages reading series hosted by Allison Wood. Powerhouse Archway, 5 p.m., free.

Carley Moore, Dia Felix, Rami Karim, and Adjua Gargi Nzinga Greaves celebrate recent chapbooks. Wendy’s Subway, 3 p.m., free.

Monday 2/26: Michael Cunningham presents How Not to Write that Novel with Billy Hough. McNally Jackson – Williamsburg, 7 p.m., free.

Sigrid Nunez presents The Friend with Peter Cameron. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Jason Reynolds and Gregory Pardlo join PEN America for PEN Out Loud. The Strand, 7 p.m., $15.

Jayson P. Smith, Rio Cortez, and Yanyi join the Weirdd Poetry series. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Tuesday 2/27: Eileen G’Sell, Glenn Shaheen, and Virginia Konchan read poetry. G’Sell recently launched the collection Life After Rugby. KGB , 7 p.m., free.

Pete Carey talks with Téa Obreht about A Long Way From Home. McNally Jackson – Soho, 7 p.m., free.

Morgan Jerkins presents This Will Be My Undoing, her debut collection of essays. Housing Works, 7 p.m., free.

Anca Szilágyi presents Daughters of the Air. WORD Brooklyn, 7 p.m., $5.

Maria McFarland Sánchez-Moreno presents There Are No Dead Here: A Story of Murder and Denial in Colombia. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Jade Sharma, Zoe Contros Kearl, Buck Downs, and Tiara Roxanne joint the Cool as F*** reading series. Pete’s Candy Store, 6:30 p.m., free.

Hermione Hoby, Kanishk Tharoor, and Cherise Wolas join the LIC Reading series. LIC Bar, 8 p.m., free.

Wednesday 2/28: Dana Mele presents People Like Us. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Monica McClure, Matthew Daddona, Halimah Marcus, and Rachel Lyon join the Ditmas Lit reading series. Hinterlands, 8 p.m., free.

Damion Searls presents The Inkblots, a look at the iconic test. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.

Amy Bloom talks with Koa Beck to discuss White Houses. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Virginia Konchan, Glenn Shaheen, and Nathan McClain read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7:30 p.m., free.

Thursday 3/1: Peter Carey talks with Elizabeth Strout about A Long Way from Home. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Patrick Nathan launches the novel Some Hell with Mark Doten. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Katie Kitamura, Tana Wojczuk, and Jasmine Dreame Wagner join the Rally reading series. Pete’s Candy Store, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 3/2: Gillian Olivia, Daniel Poppick, and Sara Deniz Akant 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 →