Notable NYC: 12/8–12/14


Sunday 12/9: Amanda Torres, Karla Robinson, Thiahera Nurse, Courtney Young, Nick Fuenzalida, and Trace Depass join the Dead Rabbits reading series. DTUT, 8 p.m., free.

Kay Ulanday Barrett and Aracelis Girmay join Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.

Monday 12/10: Abbi Jacobson presents I Might Regret This. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Idra Novey, Maria Dahvana Headley, Camille Perri, Wayetu Moore, and Erica Dawson join the Franklin Park Reading Series. Franklin Park, 8 p.m., free.

Mark Doty and Erica Hunt join Monday Night Poetry series. KGB , 7 p.m., free.

Sergio Szombat Satélite, Cynthia Manick, Sadie Dupuis, Itiola Jones, Lauren Holguin, Beth Hightower, Bob Raymonda, and host JC Hopkins join the Poetry 99 series. Spoonbill & Sugartown – Montrose Avenue, 7 p.m., free.

Tuesday 12/11: Kaethe Cherney presents Happy as Larry. The Strand, 7 p.m., $15.

Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah, Hannah Lillith Assadi, and Keith Gessen join the LIC reading series. LIC Bar, 8 p.m., free.

Wednesday 12/12: Jane Bernstein and Charlotte Glynn discuss Gina from Siberia. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Devereux Fortuna, Robert Smith, Annabel Lang, Marshall Yarbrough, and T.J. Smith celebrate the launch of American Chordata Issue 8. Housing Works, 7 p.m., free.

Jeanann Verlee, Jon Sands, Nicole Homer, and Derrick C. Brown read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 8 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 →