Saturday 9/8: Christine H. Lee, Dennis Norris II, and Ivelisse Rodriguez join SLICE Literary for a live exquisite corpse reading. Powerhouse Arena, 6:30 p.m., free.
Monday 9/10: Chelsea Hodson, Tracy O’Neill, and Lisa Marie Basile join The Rumpus, Narratively, Catapult, Tin House, Granta, Guernica, and Longreads for Memoir Monday. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.
Atticus presents The Dark Between Stars. The Strand, 7 p.m., $15.
Anand Giridharadas talks with Lydia Polgreen. St Joseph’s College, 7:30 p.m., $30.
Denise Jarrott, Anum Sattar, Rax King, Robert Kaplan, Dana Frayne, Erin Taylor and host JC Hopkins joins Poetry 99. Spoonbill & Sugartown – Montrose Ave, 7 p.m., free.
Andrea Lang Chu, Elizabeth Schambelan, Charlotte Shane, and Michael Miller discuss Blacklash: The Legacy of 1968. Books Are Magic, 7 p.m., free.
Nancy Agabian, Trace Howard Depass, Meera Nair, and Alexa Segura join the LIC reading series and celebrate Queens. LIC Bar, 8 p.m., free.
Pierre Joris, Sandra Smith, and Tess Lewis discuss translated literature with PEN America. WORD Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m., $5.
Michaela Morton, Nathan Goodroe, E. James Ford, Heather Lee Rogers, and Cassidy McCants join the Liars League series. KGB Bar, 7 p.m., free.
Sampson Starkweather and Carly Dashiell read poetry. Codex, 6:30 p.m., free.
John Freeman, Heather Cleary, Allison Markin Powell, and Jeremy Tiang celebrate works in translation. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.
Krian Bath, Joy Baglio, Bonnie Chau, Tara Isabella Burton, Eric Sasson, and Tracy O’Neill join the H.I.P. Lit final reading of the summer. Nowadays (indoors), 7 p.m., free.
Thursday 9/13: VOTE TODAY! Cynthia Nixon challenges Governor Andrew Cuomo in the Democratic Primary. Vote between 6 a.m.–9 p.m.—if you are in line at 9 p.m., you cannot be turned away. Locate your polling information online before you go.
Cynthia Cruz, Blas Falconer, Jennifer Franklin, Tom Thompson, and Michelle Whittaker celebrate Four Way Books. BookCulture – Columbus Ave, 7 p.m., free.
Friday 9/14: Cameron Lawrence, Tina Cane, Devon Walker-Figueroa, Donna Masini, Sandra Simonds, and Terrance Hayes celebrate the 7th Anniversary of COUPLET reading series. Red Room, 6 p.m., 2 drinks.
A Public Space, Akashic Books, Archipelago Books, Augury Books, BOMB Magazine, Brooklyn Arts Press, Enchanted Lion, Ig Publishing, Melville House, Nightboat, One Story, Operating System, powerHouse Books, Song Cave, Tin House Books, and Ugly Duckling Presse celebrate the Brooklyn Book Festival. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.
Anne Waldman presents Trickster Feminism along with readings and jazz music with Devin Brahja Waldman, Adrienne Herr, Bentley Anderson, Nkosi Nkululeko, Zoe Brezsny, and host JC Hopkins. Spoonbill & Sugartown – Montrose Ave, 7 p.m., $10.
Wren Hanks, Cyrée Jarrelle Johnson, Hannah Rego, and Raquel Salas River celebrate the rise of genderqueer. Berl’s Poetry, 7 p.m., free.
Cynthia Cruz, Catherine Barnett, and Monica Ferrell join the Franklin Electric reading series. Work Heights, 7:30 p.m., free.
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