Notable NYC: 11/10–11/16


Saturday 11/10: Andrea Abi Karam and Edwin Torres join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.

Sunday 11/11: Tyrese Coleman, I.S. Jones, Jaclyn Gilbert, Rax King, Monica Lewis, and Anthony Moll join the Dead Rabbits reading series. DTUT, 8 p.m., free.

A.S. Hamrah and Lili Anolik discuss The Earth Dies Streaming. McNally Jackson – Williamsburg, 6 p.m., free.

Brielle Brilliant, Shireen Alia Ahmed, Daniel Poppick, and Callie Garnett join the SPUD release tour. Unnameable Books, 7 p.m., free.

Roman Muradov presents On Doing Nothing. WORD Brooklyn, 5 p.m., $5.

Monday 11/12: Catherine Lacey, Jeff Jackson, Nafissa Thompson-Spires, Shobha Rao, and Nichole Perkins join Franklin Park Reading Series. Franklin Park, 8 p.m., free.

Lisa Chen, Nick Fuller Googin, Brynne Rebele-Henry, Rasheeda Saka, and Evan Gill Smith celebrate Epiphany magazine’s latest issue. McNally Jackson – Williamsburg, 7 p.m., free.

Jason Lutes talks with Gal Beckerman about Berlin. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Kayla Olson and Claire Legrand discuss This Splintered Silence. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Monica Lewis, Jack Eley, Eline Marx, Aliah A Rosenthal, Jonathan Aprea, Sarah Bridgins, Martina Salisbury, and host JC Hopkins join the Poetry 99 series. Spoonbill & Sugartown – Montrose Ave, 7 p.m., free.

Tuesday 11/13: Zack Ackers and Skip Bronkie talk with Cote Smith about Limetown. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Heather Abel, Sara Batkie, and Ariel Schrag join the LIC reading series. LIC Bar, 8 p.m., free.

Jasmine Guillory talks with Ashley C. Ford about The Proposal. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Ellen Cassedy discusses On the Landing. BookCulture Columbus, 7 p.m., free.

Jabari Asim and Rebecca Carroll discuss We Can’t Breathe. Housing Works, 7 p.m., free.

Dror Burstein and Joshua Cohen discuss Muck. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.

Karen Bender presents The New Order. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Hannah Brooks-Motl, Edwin Frank, Peter Gizzi, Michael Hofmann, Tom Sleigh, and Cynthia Zarin celebrate W.S. Graham. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Mia Garcia presents The Resolutions with Mark Oshiro. WORD – Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m., $5.

Wednesday 11/14: Diana Hamilton, Shiv Kotecha, and Lucy Ives celebrate new collections of poetry from Wonder and Ugly Duckling Presse. Participant, 7 p.m., free.

Kyle Pritz, Jared Harel, Melissa Shaw, Jenny Williamson, and Amy Dupcak celebrate six years of Lyrics, Lit & Liquor. 2A, 7 p.m., free.

Susan Shapiro presents The Byline Bible and talks with panelists Elana Rabinowitz, Gigi Blanchard, Judith Glynn, Eli Reiter, Darnell McGee, Fiona Taylor, and Seth Kugel. This event is in support of MS-113’s fall book fair. B&N Park Slope, 6 p.m., free.

Jonathan Lethem talks with Alice Sola Kim and Zosia Mamet about The Feral Detective. Books Are Magic, 7 p.m., free.

Jaclyn Gilbert, Gaby Moss, and Paige Taggart join the Ditmas Lit reading series. Hinterlands Bar, 8 p.m., free.

Jason Koo, Hadara Bar-Nadav, Gessy Alvarez, and Megan Murphy join the Same Page reading series. KGB Bar, 7 p.m., free.

T.A. Stanley hosts the Feral Voices reading series. Unnameable Books, 7 p.m., free.

John J. Winters, Michael Lennon, and Barbara Burkhardt celebrate Biographies with At the Inkwell. WORD – Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m., $5.

Candace Williams, Armando Jaramillo Garcia, Elisa Gonzalez, Carly Inghram, Carly Dashiell, and Ana Božičević celebrate the launch of Prelude 4. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.

Ariel Schrag presents Part of It. McNally Jackson – Williamsburg, 7 p.m., free.

Clare Barron, Ellen Maddow, and Lucy Taylor present Dance Nation. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Thursday 11/15: Jamel Brinkley joins Vulture to discuss A Lucky Man. The Strand, 7:30 p.m., $15.

Karan Mahajan and Idra Novey read and talk from their books. NYU Creative Writing House, 7 p.m., free.

Jennifer Baker, Anita Felicelli, Laura June, and Laura Esther Wolfson join Pete’s Reading Series. Pete’s Candy Store, 7:30 p.m., free.

Elyssa Friedland discusses The Intermission. 82nd & Broadway, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 11/16: Jonathan Franzen presents The End of the Earth. Brooklyn Public Library, 7:30 p.m., $30.

Darrel Alejandro Holnes, Hadara Bar-Nadav, and Pamela Sneed join the Brooklyn Poets reading series. 100 Bogart, 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.

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 →