Notable NYC: 6/2–6/8


Saturday 6/2: Renzo Voi, Adrienne Herr, Antikythera, Sparrow, and Amanda Salane present poetry and music. Thomas Jaeckel Gallery, 6 p.m., free.

Brian Leung, Ariel Francisco, and Laura Catherine Brown celebrate C&R Press. Concrete + Water, 7 p.m., free.

Sunday 6/3: Peter Mishler launches Fludde, in conversation with Kimiko Hahn. KGB Bar, 7 p.m., free.

Monday 6/4: Angela Garbes presents Like a Mother: A Feminist Journey Through the Science and Culture of Pregnancy with Emily Gould. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Tuesday 6/5: Rae DelBianco presents Rough Animals. B&N 86th, 7 p.m., free.

Chelsea Hodson presents her essay collection Tonight I’m Someone Else, and talks with Leopoldine Core. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Nikita Gill presents Wild Embers. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Brenda Lijima and Joe Fletcher join the One Bleecker Series. Codex, 6:30 p.m., free.

Ada Calhoun, Susannah Cahalan, and Neal Medlyn discuss Wedding Toasts I’ll Never Give. McNally Jackson – Williamsburg, 7 p.m., free.

Nick White presents Sweet & Low with Dennis Norris II. BookCulture – 112th, 7 p.m., free.

Wednesday 6/6: Kelly Sundberg presents Goodbye, Sweet Girl and talks with Hillary Brenhouse. WORD Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m., $5.

Donna Hylton presents her memoir A Little Piece of Light. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.

Maxine Rosaler presents Queen for a Day along with Marian Thurm and Kate Axelrod. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Hannah Pittard talks with Helen Ellis about Visible Empire. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Andrew Sean Greer talks with Ivy Pochoda about Less. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Dorothy Friedman August, Manuel Becerra, Kristin Dykstra, Rijard Bergeron, S. Brook Corfman, Farnoosh Fathi, Callie Garnett, John Godfrey, Hannah Hiaasen, Rami Karim, Katy Lederer, Connor Messinger, and Lisa Rogal celebrate Recluse #14. Poetry Project, 8 p.m., $8.

Tommy Orange talks with Kevin Nguyen about There There. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Thursday 6/7: Peng Shepherd talks with Linnea Harsuyker about The Book of M. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Emma Koenig presents Moan: Anonymous Essays on Female Orgasm. McNally Jackson – Williamsburg, 7 p.m., free.

Mona Eltahawy, Camille Rankine, and T Kira Madden join the Rally Reading series. Pete’s Candy Store, 7p.m., free.

Tao Lin and Hamilton Morris join Murmrr lit. Murmrr Theater, 7:30 p.m., $12.

Dina Paulson-Mcewan, Noor El-Samarrai, Megan Fernandes, and others read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.

Monica Hesse and Maris Kreizman discuss American Fire. The Strand, 7:30 p.m., $15.

A.M. Homes and Cheryl Pearl Sucher discuss Days of Awe. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7:30 p.m., free.

Spencer Wise presents The Emperor of Shoes and talks with Bethany Ball. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 6 p.m., free.

Akil Kumarasamy talks about Half Gods with Alexandra Chreiteh. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Friday 6/8: A.M. Homes presents Days of Awe with Hannah Tinti. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Candace Williams, Chen Chen, and Donna Masini join the Brooklyn Poets Reading Series. 100 Bogart, 7 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 More from this author →