Notable NYC: 3/31–4/6

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Saturday 3/31: Cyrus Grace Simonoff and Jackie Wang join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.

Sunday 4/1: Katie Fricas, Bishakh Som, Alabaster Pizzo, Vreni Stollberger, and Emily Flake join the Sunday Night Fiction series for the Annual Comix and Graphic Novel Night. KGB Bar, 7 p.m., free.

Monday 4/2: Clayton Lamar, Patrick Carr, and Lily Akerman read from Short Circuits: Aphorisms, Fragments, & Literary Anomalies. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Anna Quindlen talks with J. Courtney Sullivan about Alternate Side. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Sarah Rose Nordgren and Angelo Nikolopoulos joins the Monday Night Poetry series. KGB Bar, 7 p.m., free.

Joseph Keckler and Stacy Szymaszek celebrate the spring issue of BOMB Magazine. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Rebecca Kauffman presents The Gunners and discusses the book with Julie Buntin. WORD Brooklyn, 7 p.m., $5.

Tuesday 4/3: Leslie Jamison talks about her new book, The Recovering, with Mitchell S. Jackson. BAM Fisher, 7:30 p.m., $25.

Antikythera (Ben Tripp and Jeff Grunthaner), Calvin LeCompte, Henry Gunderson, Zoe Brezsny, and Zack Haber read some things. Spoonbill & Sugartown – Montrose Avenue, 7 p.m., free.

Sloane Crosley launches Look Alive Out There, a new collection of essays. Barnes & Noble Union Square, 7 p.m., free.

Meg Wolitzer presents The Female Persuasion and talks about the novel with Jia Tolentino. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

M.P McCune, Gina Kropf, Lisa Fenger, Carol Wierzbicki, and founding editor Andria Alefhi celebrate We’ll Never Have Paris. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Ryan Walsh and Craig Finn discuss Astral Weeks. WORD Brooklyn, 7 p.m., $5.

Cecile Richards talks with Rebecca Traister about Make Trouble: Standing up, Speaking Out, and Finding the Courage to Lead. Brooklyn Public Library, 7:30 p.m., $30.

Charles Soule presents The Oracle Year and talks with Abraham Riesman. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Anne Trubek presents Voices from the Rust Belt. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.

Wednesday 4/4: Marie Howe talks with Billy Hough about How Not To Compose That Poem (rescheduled from March). McNally Jackson – Williamsburg, 7 p.m., free.

Weike Wang reads Chemistry. The Strand, 7 p.m., $15.

Lorrie Moore and Wesley Morris discuss See What Can Be Done. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

David Shapiro reads as part of the T Space Poetry Award. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Thursday 4/5: Julie Buntin celebrates the paperback edition of Marlena along with Kayleen Schaefer and Hannah Assadi. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Luke Barr presents Ritz & Escoffier: The Hotelier, the Chef, and the Rise of the Leisure Class, and discusses the book with Melissa Clark. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Kushanava Choudhury presents The Epic City. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Amy Siskind talks with Nomiki Konst about The List: A Week-By-Week Reckoning of Trump’s First Year. Greenlight Lefferts Gardens, 7:30 p..m, free.

Lindsay Champion presents Someday, Somewhere. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Kaitlyn Greenidge, Meakin Armstrong, and Branden Kiely join the Rally reading series. Pete’s Candy Store, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 4/6: Harold Schechter presents Hell’s Princess. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Samantha Irby discusses meaty, an essay collection, with Abbi Jacobson. Books Are Magic, 7:30 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 IanMacAllen.com. More from this author →