Notable NYC: 3/16–3/22

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Saturday 3/16: Ser Spears and Park McArthur join the Segue Series. NYU Einstein Auditorium, 4:30 p.m., $5.

Monday 3/18: Siri Hustvedt presents Memories of the Future. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Nancy Rawlinson, Brenda Copeland, and John Cusick host Pitch Wars. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Peter BD and Alex Cuff join the Poetry Project series. Poetry Project, 8 p.m., $8.

Nancy Pop hosts the In Cold Read series. Spoonbill & Sugartown – Montrose Ave, 7 p.m., free.

Austin Smith, Dora Malech, and Grace Schulman join the Monday Night Poetry Series. KGB Bar, 7 p.m., free.

G. Willow Wilson presents The Bird King and talks with Lev Grossman. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Tuesday 3/19: Jaclyn Gilbert, Tanya Marquardt, and Aatif Rashid join the Guerrilla Lit Reading Series. 161 Chrystie Street, 7:30 p.m., free.

Austin Smith and Dora Malech present Flyover Country and Stet. McNally Jackson – Williamsburg, 5 p.m., free.

Seth Fried discusses The Municipalists with Hannah Tinti. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

David Means talks with Tara Westover about Instructions for a Funeral. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Harlan Coben and Anna Quindlen discuss Run Away. B&N 82nd & Broadway, 7 p.m., free.

G. Willow Wilson with N.K. Jemisin discuss The Bird King. NYPL – Schwarzman Building, 6:30 p.m., free.

Siri Hustvedt presents Memories of the Future and talks with Jason Tougaw. Community Bookstore, 7:30 p.m., free.

Wednesday 3/20: Jessie Morgan-Owens and Alexis Coe discuss Girl in Black and White: Mary Mildred Williams and the Abolition Movement. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Anselm Berrigan and Diana Khoi Nguyen join the Poetry Project series. Poetry Project, 8 p.m., $8.

Tania Pabon, Ming Lauren Holden, Chantal Johnson, and Raymond Strom join the Ditmas Lit reading series. Hinterdlands Bar, 8 p.m., free.

Katie Peterson talks with Maureen McLane about A Piece of Good News. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Maria Kuznetsova presents Oksana, Behave! and Lindsay Stern presents The Study of Animal Languages. McNally Jackson – Williamsburg, 7 p.m., free.

David Downie presents The Gardener of Eden. Community Bookstore, 3 p.m., free.

Feminista Jones and Xavier D’Leau discuss Reclaiming Our Space: How Black Feminists Are Changing the World from the Tweets to the Streets. WORD – Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m., $5.

Thursday 3/21: Chaun Ballard and Tara Ballard read poetry. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Dani Shapiro and Dana Czapnik join Pete’s Reading series. Pete’s Candy Store, 7:30 p.m., free.

Kem Joy Ukwu and Camille A. Collins discuss Locked Gray / Linked Blue. McNally Jackson – Williamsburg, 7 p.m., free.

Salvatore Scibona and Téa Obreht discuss The Volunteer. Center for Fiction, 7 p.m., free.

Polly Rosenwaike talks with Rumaan Alam about Look How Happy I’m Making You. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Rachel Kramer Bussel, Calliope Bloom, Tamsen Parker, and Sofia Quintero read from Best Women’s Erotica of the Year, Volume 4. The Pleasure Chest – Upper East Side, 7 p.m., free.

Carolyn Forché presents What You Have Heard Is True: A Memoir of Witness and Resistance. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Summer Brennan presents High Heel (Object Lessons). Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 3/22: Wendy Chen, Jonathan Aprea, Nadra Mabrouk, Vanessa Moody, Yuxi Lin, and Madeleine Mori reads poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.

Wendy Trevino and Brian Kuan Wood join the Poetry Project series. Poetry Project, 8 p.m., $8.

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Ian MacAllen is the author of RED SAUCE: HOW ITALIAN FOOD BECAME AMERICAN (April 2022, Rowman & Littlefield). 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 IanMacAllen.com. More from this author →