Notable NYC: 11/24–11/30


Saturday 11/24: Penny Arcade, Lonely Christopher, and John Istona join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.

Monday 11/26: Vi Khi Nao and Alicia Jo Rabins joins the Poetry Project. Poetry Project, 8 p.m., $8.

Alice Robb presents Why We Dream. McNally Jackson – Williamsburg, 7 p.m., free.

Sabrina Imbler, Nina Sharma, Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich, and Nick Flynn join host Lilly Dancyger for Memoir Monday, a first-person narrative series collaboration from Narratively, Catapult, Tin House, The Rumpus, Granta, Guernica, and Longreads. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Tuesday 11/27: Sohaila Abdulali presents What We Talk About When We Talk About Rape and talks with Tina Rosenberg. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Amelia Bonow presents Shout Your Abortion, with Jessica Valenti. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Wednesday 11/28: Sarah Meuleman presents Find Me Gone, with Aimee Molloy. WORD Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m., $5.

Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan, SJ Rozan, and Levis Keltner join the Guerrilla Lit Reading Series. 161 Chrystie, 7:30 p.m., free.

Matthew Pressman presents On Press: The Liberal Values That Shaped the News. BookCulture – 112th, 7 p.m., free.

Between Two Worlds: Cheryl Pearl Sucher talks with Helen Schulman about Come with Me. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Timothy Denevi presents Freak Kingdom and talks with Jonny Diamond and Margaret A. Harrell. McNally Jackson – Williamsburg, 7 p.m., free.

Naomi Claire Wallace presents Shakespeare’s Ripper. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.

Amanda Golden, Kathy Ossip, Jeanne Marie Beaumont, and Deirdre Coyle celebrate This Business of Words: Reassessing Anne Sexton. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.

Thursday 11/29: Margo Jefferson and Nana Adusei-Poku celebrates the latest issue of The White Review. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.

Charles Bernstein talks with Peter Straub about Near/Miss. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Charles Theonia presents Which One Is the Bridge. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.

Jonathan Larson, Emma Ramadan, and Elizabeth Zuba present books newly translated from the French. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 11/30: Susan Orlean, Susannah Cahalan, Ada Calhoun, and Karen Abbott discuss The Library Book. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.


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Ian MacAllen's fiction has appeared in 45th Parallel Magazine, Little Fiction, Vol 1. Brooklyn, Joyland Magazine, and elsewhere and nonfiction has appeared in Chicago Review of Books, The Negatives, Electric Literature, Fiction Advocate, and elsewhere. He is the Deputy Editor of The Rumpus, holds an MA in English from Rutgers University, tweets @IanMacAllen and is online at More from this author →