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'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 →