Notable NYC: 12/15–12/21


Saturday 12/15: Trace Depass and Rachel Eliza Griffiths join Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.

Sunday 12/16: Gala Mukomolova, Ana Božičević, Alina Pleskova, Ruth Madievsky, Luisa Muradyan, Karina Vahitova, and Julia Kolchinsky Dasbach join the Cheburashka Collection for Soviet poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 5 p.m., free.

Monday 12/17: Garrard Conley, Lane Moore, and Tracey Lynn Lloyd join host Lilly Dancyger for Memoir Monday, a nonfiction series from Narratively, The Rumpus, Guernica, Catapult, Tin House, Longreads, and Granta. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Tuesday 12/18: Come in from the cold and celebrate the start of winter! Bonnie Chau, Shira Erlichman, Hafizah Geter, Crystal Hana Kim, Thomas Page McBee, and Safiya Sinclair join The Rumpus and Pigeon Pages for Naughty and Ice: A Holiday Reading. Pacific Standard, 7 p.m., free.

Robyn Kanner, Marlee Grace, and Angel Nafis read poetry and discuss their work. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.

Wednesday 12/19: Sari Botton, Sidik Strachan Fofana, Alice Robb, and Tony Tulathimutte join Ditmas Lit reading series. Hinterlands, 8 p.m., free.

Thursday 12/20: Tanaïs, Lucy Tan, Crystal Hana Kim, and Swati Khurana join Kundiman for Pete’s Reading Series. Pete’s Candy Store, 7:30 p.m., free.


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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 →