Saturday 5/12: Ed Sanders and Stacy Szymaszek join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.
Sunday 5/13: Mary-Kim Arnold, Sarah Bridgins, Ben Fama, Michelle Junot, Nabila Lovelace, and Caitlin Scarano join the Dead Rabbits reading series. DTUT, 8 p.m., free.
Monday 5/14: Alexander Chee, Gregory Pardlo, Hanif Abdurraqib, Mike Scalise, and Sandy Allen join the Franklin Park Reading series. Tip your bartenders. Franklin Park, 8 p.m., free.
John Deming and Fred Marchant join the Monday Night Poetry series. KGB, 7 p.m., free.
Michael Ondaatje talks with Paul Auster about Warlight. Berkeley Carroll’s Marlene Clary Performance Space, 7:30 p.m., $30.
Mary Karr talks with Meghan O’Rourke. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.
Amy Lawless, Damien Tillman, Diana Sue Hamilton, Sarah Vandervennet, Phoebe Glick, Hawa Allan, and Allyson Paty read poetry. Spoonbill & Sugartown – Montrose Ave., 7 p.m., free.
Richard Russo talks with Eddie Joyce about his essay collection. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.
Carley Moore, Dawn Lundy Martin, and Stephanie K. Hopkins read from the essay collection 16 Pills. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.
Wednesday 5/16: Amna Ahmad, Charlotte Crowe, Dana Czapnik, Erik Hoel, Andrew Mangan, Crystal Powell, Maud Streep, Alexandra Tanner, and Hubert Vigilla close out their 2017 Emerging Writers Fellowship from the Center for Fiction with a final reading. Books Are Magic, 7 p.m., free.
Lawrence Detlor, Zefyr Lisowski, Kyle McCarthy, and Bob Raymonda join the Ditmas Lit reading series. Hinterlands, 8 p.m., free.
Marcella Durand and Eugene Lim join the Poetry Project series. Poetry Project, 8 p.m., $8.
Scott Hess, Ethan Shafran Moltz, Joel Remland, Amy Remland, and Andres Cerpa join the Lyrics, Lit & Liquor series. 2A, 7:30 p.m., free.
Sean Santiago, Mitchell Kuga, Max Steele, and Robyn Kanner celebrate Cakeboy Magazine. McNally Jackson – Williamsburg, 7:30 p.m., free.
Thursday 5/17: Lore Segal, Yesenia Montilla, Collin Frazier, and Yuxi Lin celebrate the latest issue of Epiphany magazine. The Strand, 7 p.m., $10.
Rumaan Alam, Alexander Chee, and Naima Coster join Pete’s Reading Series. Pete’s Candy Store, 7:30 p.m., free.
Vi Khi Nao, Moina Pam Dick, Liz Bowen, and Katy Mongeau read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 9:30 p.m., free.
Corey Mead, Julia Specht, and Iris Martin Cohen join the Brooklyn Writers Space reading series. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.
If you have a listing you’d like us to consider, please contact [email protected]. In the subject line of the email, please include the event’s date and in the email, include a link to the event information. Deadline is Tuesday for publication on Saturday. For past events, visit the archives here.