Notable NYC: 2/23–3/1

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Saturday 2/23: Eileen Myles and Korakrit Arunanondchai join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.

Sunday 2/24: Teresa Carmody, Ru Freeman, Laura McCarty, Larissa Shmailo, Katherine Vaz, and Katherine Young reading Akram Aylisli celebrate the latest issue of St. Petersburg Review. KGB Bar, 7 p.m., free.

Monday 2/25: Erin Hosier, Jiordan Castle, Kyle Dillon Hertz, Bernard Ferguson, and host Alisson Wood join the Pigeon Pages reading series. McNally Jackson – Williamsburg, 7 p.m., free.

Lynne Tillman presents American Genius: A Comedy and talks with Wayne Koestenbaum. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Thom Donovan and Monica Ferrell join the Monday Night Poetry series. KGB Bar, 7 p.m., free.

Silvia Federici presents Witches, Witch-Hunting, and Women. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Sophia Shalmiyev reads from her debut memoir, Mother Winter, and discusses the book with Melissa Febos. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m, free.

Mark Doten presents Trump Sky Alpha and talks with A.M. Holmes. Housing Works, 7 p.m., free.

Tuesday 2/26: Boris Fishman presents Savage Feast. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Dana Czapnik, Maria Dahvana Headley, and Carley Moore join the LIC reading series. LIC Bar, 8 p.m., free.

Irvine Welsh talks with Isaac Fitzgerald about Dead Men’s Trousers. B&N Union Square, 7 p.m., book purchase.

Lucy Knisley presents Kid Gloves: Nine Months of Careful Chaos. Books Are Magic, 6 p.m., free.

Bridgett M. Davis presents The World According to Fannie Davis: My Mother’s Life in the Detroit Numbers and discusses it with James Hannaham. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Allyson Vieira, Jarrette Ernest, and Brooke Holmes discuss On The Rock: The Acropolis Interviews. McNally Jackson – Williamsburg, 7 p.m., free.

Sophia Shalmiyev reads from and discusses her debut memoir Mother Winter, in conversation with Eileen Myles and moderated by Rumpus’s own EIC Marisa Siegel. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Wednesday 2/27: Lindsey Palmer and Jenn Doll discuss Otherwise Engaged, rescheduled from January. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Chloe Aridjis talks with Kendall Storey about Sea Monsters. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Claire Donato and Douglas A. Martin join the Poetry Project reading series. Poetry Project, 8 p.m., $8.

Irvine Welsh again reads from Dead Men’s Trousers. McNally Jackson – Williamsburg, 7 p.m., free.

Martine Bellen, Greg Jackson, Lynn Schmeidler, and Dave King, and senior editor Michael Sarinsky celebrate the latest issue of Conjunctions. Unnameable Books, 7 p.m., free.

Marwa Helal reads from her new collection, Invasive species, and is joined by Gala Mukomolova and Nkosi Nkululeko. Book Culture – 112th, 7 p.m., free.

Thursday 2/28: Irvine Welsh talks with Tony O’Neill about Dead Men’s Trousers. WORD – Jersey City, 7:30 p.m., $5.

Mark Doten presents Trump Sky Alpha and talks with Mark Krotov. McNally Jackson – Williamsburg, 7 p.m., free.

Samuel Stein presents Capital City: Gentrification and the Real Estate State, in conversation with Jeremiah Moss. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7p.m., free.

Christine Shan Shan Hou, Emily Liebowitz, and Stacey Tran read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.

Nancy K. Miller and Wayne Koestenbaum discuss My Brilliant Friends: Our Lives in Feminism. BookCulture – Columbus Ave, 7 p.m., free.

Karen Ellis and Alex Segura discuss Last Night. Book Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Christine Schutt and Julia Phillips discuss Pure Hollywood. Center for Fiction, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 3/1: Andrea Bartz talks with Jason Diamond about The Lost Night. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Erin Hosier, Daniel Jones, Rakesh Satyal, and Rob Spillman discuss the secrets of publishing. NYU Creative Writing House, 5 p.m., free.

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Ian MacAllen is the Rumpus Deputy Editor and founder of English Kills Review an online literary magazine focused on books, authors, and New York City. His writing has appeared in Little Fiction, Vol 1 Brooklyn, Joyland Magazine, Chicago Review of Books, Fiction Advocate, and elsewhere. He holds a Master’s Degree in English from Rutgers University and lives in Brooklyn. He tweets @IanMacAllen and is online at IanMacAllen.com. More from this author →