Farnoosh Faithi and Stephanie Young join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.
Sunday 4/28: Eileen G’Sell, Virginia Konchan, and Glenn Shaheen read poetry. Unnameable Books, 7 p.m., free.
Emma Straub presents Books Are Magic’s 2nd Birthday with Alison Roman, Saeed Jones, Isaac Fitzgerald, John Hodgman, Jean Grael, Aparna Nacheria, Elizabeth Strout, and more. Books Are Magic, 7 p.m., free.
Jennifer Acker, Karan Mahjan, and Suketu Mehta discuss Immigration, Identity, and Belonging. The Center for Fiction, 7 p.m., $10.
Chen Chen and francine j harris join the Poetry Project series. Poetry Project, 8 p.m., $8.
Thursday 5/2: Tina Chang, Ilya Kaminsky, and Brenda Shaughnessy join the Brooklyn Poets Reading Series. Brooklyn Public Library, 7:30 p.m., free.
Alexis Almeida, Nathaniel Farrell, Marisa Crawford, and Colby Somerville join Ugly Duckling Presse for readings. Unnameable Books, 8 p.m., free.
Colin Asher presents Never a Lovely So Real: The Life and Work of Nelson Algren. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.
Cassandra Rosebeetle, Bitch, Marz, Frankie Mxsgendered, Lux Aeterna, and Minx Arcana join the Poetry Brothel for a dungeon reading. House of Yes, 6:30 p.m., $50.
Melissa Febos joins the NYU Emerging Writers Series. KGB Bar & Lit Mag, 7p.m., free.
Edwin Torres, Elena Alexander, Anselm Berrigan, Elizabeth Castagna, Douglas Dunn, Bob Holman, Joon Oluchi, Sharon Mesmer, Urayoán Noel, Kristin Prevallet, David Rothenberg, and Lila Zemborain celebrate The Body in Language: An Anthology. Poetry Project, 8 p.m., $8.
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