Notable NYC: 8/18–8/24


Monday 8/20: Rebecca Kane, Hannah Hartmann, Thomas Mauro, and JC Hopkins join the cold read series. Spoonbill & Sugartown – Montrose Ave, 7 p.m., free.

Tuesday 8/21: Blair Hurley, Swati Khurana, Rachel Lyon, Simona Blat, and J.T. Price join the H.I.P. Lit summer series. Nowadays, 7 p.m., free.

Sam Anderson and Mark Singer presents Boom TownMcNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Gerard Farrell presents The Last Thunk. BookCulture – LIC, 7 p.m., free.

Kate Gavino presents Sanpaku and discusses it with Adrian Shirk. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Wednesday 8/22: Stephen Markley presents Ohio and talks with Fatima Farheen Mirza. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Kim Brooks and Sarah Hepola discuss Small Animals: Parenthood in the Age of Fear. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Mara Altman presents Gross Anatomy. WORD – Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m., $5.

Thursday 8/23: Kate Walbert presents His Favorites and talks about it with Joan Silber. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Heather Cleary, Allison Markin Powell, Alta Price, Julia Sanches, Jeremy Tiang, Marshall Yarborough, and Jeffrey Zuckerman celebrate Women in Translation Month. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.

Rachel B. Glaser, Gemma Sieff, and Edward Dzialo celebrate Assignment Issue 4. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.


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Ian MacAllen is the Rumpus Deputy Editor and founder of English Kills Review an online literary magazine focused on books, authors, and New York City. His writing has appeared in Little Fiction, Vol 1 Brooklyn, Joyland Magazine, Chicago Review of Books, Fiction Advocate, and elsewhere. He holds a Master’s Degree in English from Rutgers University and lives in Brooklyn. He tweets @IanMacAllen and is online at More from this author →