Saturday 5/5: Ryo Yamaguchi and Brittany Dennison read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 4 p.m., free.
Charity Coleman and Aisha Sasha John join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.
Sunday 5/6: Jennifer S. Cheng, Eugenia Leigh, Kristin Xingming Chang, April Freely, and Carina Del Valle Schorske read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 4 p.m., free.
Monday 5/7: Daniel Abbott and Dan Sheehan celebrate books from Ig Publishing. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.
Wesley Rothman and Michael Broder join the Monday Night Poetry series. KGB Bar, 7 p.m., free.
Kimberly Harrington and Kate Rope present books on motherhood. Greenlight – Lefferts Gardens, 7:30 p.m., free.
Tuesday 5/8: Chaya Babu, YZ Chin, and Bridgett M. Davis celebrate the Feminist Press for the LIC Reading series. LIC Bar, 8 p.m., free.
Jesmyn Ward talks with Morgan Jerkins. St. Francis College, 7 p.m., $14.
Rachel Hadas, Gardner McFall, and Michael Young read poetry. BookCulture – 112th, 7 p.m., free.
Douglas Crase and Michael Lally join the Poetry Project series. Poetry Project, 8 p.m., $8.
Witold Szabłowski and Georgi Gospodinov discuss Dancing Bears: True Stories of People Nostalgic for Life Under Tyranny. BookCulture – 112th, 7 p.m., free.
Sloane Crosley explains how not to write an essay with Billy Hough. McNally Jackson – Williamsburg, 7 p.m., free.
Thursday 5/10: Asad Haider discusses Mistaken Identity: Race and Class in the Age of Trump with Sarah Jaffe and Bill Fletcher Jr. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.
Friday 5/11: Emily Copley, Michele Lent, Amy Meng, Jocelyn Spaar, and Lindsay Turner join the Franklin Electric Reading series. Work Heights, 8:30 p.m., free.
Priscilla Oliveras, K.M. Jackson, and Falguni Kothari discuss Mothers to Daughters: The Gift of Romance and Women’s Fiction, moderate with Alexis Daria. WORD Brooklyn, 7 p.m., $5.
Amina Cain and Madju H. Kaza join the Poetry Project series. Poetry Project, 8 p.m., $8.
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