Saturday 4/21: Lit Crawl NYC! The multi-phase, multi-event celebration of the literary world returns to Manhattan. Various Venues, 6 p.m., 7 p.m., and 8 p.m., free.
Mark Francis Johnson and Evelyn Reilly join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.
Sunday 4/22: Rachel Lyon, Matthew Lansburgh, Ethan Loewi, Jess Rizkallah, and Kelly Tanner join the Pigeon Pages reading series. Powerhouse Arena, 5 p.m., free.
Danielle Lazarin and Xhenet Aliu join the Sunday Night fiction series. KGB Bar, 7 p.m., free.
Linda Gregerson and David Lehman join the Monday Night Poetry series. KGB Bar, 7 p.m., free.
Sahar Muradi, Valerie Hsiung, and Chase Berggrun join the WEIRDD poetry series. Books Are Magic, 7 p.m., free.
Olaronke Akinmowo, Adjua Gargi Nzinga Greaves, Lyric Hunter, and Jhani Miller present Forgotten Readers: Recovering the Lost History of African American Literary Societies. Poetry Project, 8 p.m., $8.
Hilary Leichter, Courtney Surmanek, and Jess Rizkallah join the Cool as F*** reading series. Pete’s Candy Store, 6:30 p.m., free.
Wednesday 4/25: Patricia Fara presents A Lab of One’s Own: Science and Suffrage in the First World War and talks with Clara Moskowtiz. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.
Sherese Francis, Kala Jerzy, Eva Recinos, and Chris Campanioni join the New Voices Reading Series. Bluestockings, 7 p.m., free.
Danny Artese, Robin Gelfenbien, Sam Dingman, and Caitlin Brodnick join the Sideshow Goshko. KGB Bar, 7 p.m., free.
Braxton Younts, Pichchenda Bao, Theresa Gaffney, Marissa Ayala, Belal Mobarak, and Treena Thibodeau join the Boundless Tales reading series. The Local NYC, 7 p.m., free.
Lauren Haldeman and Kiki Petrosino read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.
Monica McClure, Chia-Lun Chang, Laura Marie Marciano, and Peterbd read their works. Spoonbill & Sugartown – Montrose Avenue, 7 p.m., free.
Carmen Boullosa with translators Shelby Vincent and Samantha Schnee present books from Deep Vellum Publishing. 192 Books, 7 p.m., free.
Alexander Chee and Edmund White join Darin Strauss for a conversation. NYU Creative Writing House, 7 p.m., free.
Mark Binelli, Joshua Cohen, Patty Yumi Cottrell, Jeremy Davies, and Gabe Habash celebrate Gerald Murnane. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.
Trinity Tribe hosts Omotara James, Jayson P. Smith, Glynn Pogue, Raena Shirali, Joanna Valente, Mickie Meinhardt, Laura Buccieri, Marcus Jade, Tyler Pendleton, Saff, and Aish Badru celebrate the launch of Laura Buccieri’s On Being Mistaken. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.
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