Notable NYC: 2/2–2/8
Saturday 2/2: Chia-Lun Chang and Lonely Christopher join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, $4:30 p.m., $5.
Monday 2/4: Shomari Wills presents Black Fortunes: The Story of the First Six African Americans Who Survived Slavery and Became Millionaires, and talks with Samuel Freedman. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.
Andrea Abi-Karam and Kay Gabriel join the Poetry Project reading series. Poetry Project, 8 p.m., $8.
Lynne Tillman talks with Lucy Ives about American Genius, A Comedy. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.
Tuesday 2/5: Donika Kelly, José Olivarez, Morgan Parker, and Sam Ross join host Angel Nafis for the Greenlight Poetry Salon. Greenlight – Lefferts Gardens, 7:30 p.m., free.
Mary Adkins presents When You Read This. Astoria Bookshop, 7 p.m., free.
Eva Hagberg Fisher talks with Rakesh Satyal about How to Be Loved. McNally Jackson – Williamsburg, 7 p.m., free.
Sophronia Scott, Jill Kargman, Lee Woodruff, and Lindsey Mead present On Being 40(ish). WORD – Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m., $5.
Andrew Durbin and Masha Tupitsyn join the Codex reading series. Codex, 7 p.m., free.
Marlon James talks with Jacqueline Woodson about Black Leopard, Red Wolf. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.
Wednesday 2/6: Jill Santopolo presents More Than Words. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.
Cat Fitzpatrick, Sophia Shalmiyev, and Michelle Tea join the Poetry Project series. Poetry Project, 8 p.m., $8.
Peter Mendelsund presents Same Same and talks with Leanne Shapton. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.
Mary Adkins presents When You Read This. B&N 86th Street, 7 p.m., free.
Gerard Malanga presents Cool & Other Poems. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.
Thursday 2/7: Julie Buntin, Onnesha Roychoudhuri, and Sarina Prebasi join the Rally Reading series. Pete’s Candy Store, 7 p.m., free.
Emmalea Russo and Dawn Lundy Martin celebrate books from Futurepoem. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.
Lisa Gornick presents The Peacock Feast, in conversation with Joan Silber. B&N 82nd Street, 7 p.m., free.
Mary Adkins talks with Kate Tellers about When You Read This. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.
Chris Cander presents The Weight of a Piano. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.
Friday 2/8: Catherine Barnett, Monica Ferrell, Jennifer Franklin, Donika Kelly, Sophie Klahr, and Tyler Mills join host Leah Umansky for the Couplet reading series. KGB Red Room , 6 p.m., two-drink minimum.
Sigrid Nunez presents The Friend. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.
Helena Dead and Aiden Farrell host Poet’s Night Vol 3. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 8 p.m., free.
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