Notable NYC: 3/24–3/30


Saturday 3/24: March for Our Lives, a protest seeking better gun laws. W. 72nd Street, 10 a.m., free.

Fatma Aydemir, Robert Prosser, Ursula Fricker, Atticus Lish, and moderator Karen Phillips join the Festival Neue Literatur. Powerhouse Arena, 6 p.m., free.

Rindon Johnson and Darcie WIlder join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.

Sunday 3/25: Alvaro Enrigue, Valeria Luiselli, Darcey Steinke, Rosalie Knecht, Martha Plimpton, Adam Sternbergh, Christiane Seidel, Ashley C. Ford, and others perform a marathon reading of Leaves of Grass. Greenlight Lefferts Gardens, 7:30 p.m., free.

Susan Choi, Helen Phillips, Amy Meng, and Cortney Lamar Charleston join the Pigeon Pages reading series and the Washington Square Review. Powerhouse Arena, 5 p.m., free.

Chloe Schwenke, Bryan Hurt, Martha Davis, and Jason Schneiderman celebrate Red Hen Press. KGB , 7 p.m., free.

Monday 3/26: Jessica Verdi launches And She Was. McNally Jackson – SoHo. 7 p.m., free.

Cate Marvin and Adrian Blevins join the Monday Night Poetry series. KGB, 7 p.m., free.

Chelsey Johnson and Rumaan Alam discuss Stray City. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Alice Sola Kim, Charlotte Jones Voiklis, Lena Roy, and Ibi Zoboi join PEN Out Loud for Reimagining A Wrinkle in Time. The Strand, 7 p.m., $15.

Tuesday 3/27: Mary H.K. Choi presents Emergency Contact. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Christine Mangan talks with Sarah Weinman about Tangerine. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Lynne Tillman and Colm Tóibín discuss Men and Apparitions. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Billy Cancel, Hallie Goodman, Kristen Chen, and David Leo Rice join the Cool as F*** reading series. Pete’s Candy Store, 6:30 p.m., free.

Wednesday 3/28: Diana Hamilton, Precious Okoyomon, and Chelsea Hodson join curator Coco Fitterman for the Spoonbill series. Spoonbill & Sugartown – Montrose Avenue, 7 p.m., free.

Elizabeth Gaffney, Laurie Stone, and Claudia Serea join the Guerrilla Lit Reading Series. Dixon Place, 7:30 p.m., free.

Mark Sarvas presents Memento Park, a novel, and talks with Maud Newton. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Anya Yurchyshyn and Emily Gould discuss My Dead Parents. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Cheryl Pearl Sucher and Sigrid Nunez discuss The Friend. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Chris Beam presents I Feel You. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Thursday 3/29: Katie Heaney presents the memoir Would You Rather, 7 p.m., free.

Elizabeth Flock and Suketu Mehta discuss The Heart Is a Shifting Sea. McNally Jackson – Williamsburg, 7 p.m., free.

Amy Siskind presents The List, a reckoning of Trump’s first year, with Jay Rosen. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Shayla Lawson, Cortney Lamar Charleston, and Hafizah Geter read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 3/30: Cara Hoffman and T Fleischmann discuss Running. Book Culture 112th, 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 →