Notable NYC: 3/2–3/8

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Saturday 3/2: Nina LaCour presents We Are Okay with Gayle Forman. Books Are Magic, 7 p.m., free.

Erica Hunt and Sean D. Henry-Smith join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.

Monday 3/4: Susan Bernhard, Katrin Schumann, and James Charlesworth read from their latest work. McNally Jackson – Williamsburg, 7 p.m., free.

Aatish Taseer presents The Twice-Born: Life and Death on the Ganges with Karan Mahajan. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Irina Reyn launches Mother Country and talks to Paul W. Morris. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m, free.

Tuesday 3/5: Scott Warren discusses Generation Citizen: The Power of Youth in Our Politics with Ruba Tariq and Kenneth Lee. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Ben Fama and Joanna Valente join the One Bleecker Street series. CODEX, 7 p.m., free.

Nick Estes presents Our History Is the Future with Audra Simpson. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.

Jennifer E. Smith talks with Jenny Han about Field Notes on Love. Books Are Magic, 7 p.m., free.

Katy Loutzenhiser presents If You’re Out There. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Lydia Cortes, Sarah Anne Wallen, and Lewis Warsh read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7:30 p.m., free.

Wednesday 3/6: Mitchell S. Jackson talks with Esperanza Spalding about Survival Math: Notes on an All-American Family. BPL Grand Army Plaza, 7:30 p.m., free with RSVP.

Danielle Sered presents Until We Reckon: Violence, Mass Incarceration, and a Road to Repair with Khalil Gibran Muhammad. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Salvatore Scibona presents The Volunteer with Colm Tóibín. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

David Treuer presents The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee with Gilbert King. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.

Silvana Paternostro presents Solitude and Company with Alvaro Enrigue. McNally Jackson – Williamsburg, 7 p.m., free.

Marlon James presents Black Leopard, Red Wolf. B&N 82nd Street, 7 p.m., free.

Thursday 3/7: Maura Roosevelt presents Baby of the Family and talks with Grant Ginder, author of The People We Hate at the Wedding. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Jordy Rosenberg presents Confessions of the Fox with Katy Waldman. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Emily Bernard and Mychal Denzel Smith read from their work, presented by Harper’s. Book Culture – Columbus Ave, 7 p.m., $25.

Andrew Ridker presents The Altruists with Keith Gessen. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Richard Miller with Jeffrey Longhofer discuss On the End of Privacy: Dissolving Boundaries in a Screen-Centric World. McNally Jackson – Williamsburg, 7 p.m., free.

Hillary Jordan, Helen Benedict, and Lynn Strong join the Rally reading series. Pete’s Candy Store, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 3/8: Stacy Szymaszek, Brenda Coultas, Bernadette Mayer, and Renee Gladman join the Poetry Project series. Poetry Project, 8 p.m., $8.

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Ian MacAllen's fiction has appeared in 45th Parallel Magazine, Little Fiction, Vol 1. Brooklyn, Joyland Magazine, and elsewhere and nonfiction has appeared in Chicago Review of Books, The Negatives, Electric Literature, Fiction Advocate, and elsewhere. He is the Deputy Editor of The Rumpus, holds an MA in English from Rutgers University, tweets @IanMacAllen and is online at IanMacAllen.com. More from this author →