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'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 →