Notable NYC: 4/6–4/12

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Saturday 4/6: KC Trommer presents We Call Them Beautiful and talks with Danielle Lazarin. BookCulture – LIC, 6 p.m., free.

Caleb Beckwith, Eugene Lim, and Alan Davies join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.

Sunday 4/7: Sam Ross and Edgar Kunz read poetry. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 6 p.m., free.

Monday 4/8: Molly Dektar presents The Ash Family. B&N 82nd Street, 7 p.m., free.

Ed Pavlić talks with Jess Row about Another Kind of Madness. McNally Jackson – Williamsburg, 7 p.m., free.

Andrew Reeves talks with Clive Thompson about Overrun. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Tuesday 4/9: Nathaniel Rich presents Losing Earth and talks with David Leonhardt. Brooklyn Public Library, 7:30 p.m., free with RSVP.

Amy Rose Spiegel celebrates the launch of No One Does It Like You with Laia Garcia, Jasmine Sanders, Thora Siemsen, Mayukh Sen, Jinnie Lee, and Maris Kreizman. Books Are Magic, 7 p.m., free.

Marcia Butler presents Pickle’s Progress, in conversation with Jillian Medoff. BookCulture – Columbus, 7 p.m., free.

Halle Butler presents The New Me. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Dani McClain presents We Live for the We: The Political Power of Black Motherhood and talks with Collier Meyerson. Greenlight – Lefferts Gardens, 7:30 p.m., free.

Sally Thorne, Alexis Daria, Sarah MacLean, and Maya Rodale discuss 99 Percent Mine. WORD – Brooklyn, 7 p.m., $5.

Pierre Jarawan presents The Storyteller. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.

H.S. Cross and Jessie Chaffee discuss Grievous. McNally Jackson – Williamsburg, 7 p.m., free.

Miriam Toews and Meg Wolitzer discuss Women Talking. The Center for Fiction, 7 p.m., $10.

Julia Alvarez and Elizabeth Acevedo join PEN Out Loud. The Strand, 7 p.m., $15.

Ross Gay presents the essay collection The Book of Delights. WORD – Jersey City, 7:30 p.m., $5.

Wednesday 4/10: Jennifer duBois presents The Spectators and talks with Karan Mahajan. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

T. A. Stanley hosts the Feral Voices reading series. Unnameable Books, 7 p.m., free.

Julia Alvarez celebrates In the Time of the Butterflies, 25th Anniversary. The Center for Fiction, 7 p.m., $10.

Pierre Jarawan joins Harper’s to present The Storyteller. BookCulture – Columbus, 7 p.m., free.

Danielle Sinay, Tim Fitts, Robert Lynn, Fahima Haque, and Adrienne Ianiciello join the Same Page reading series. KGB Red Room, 7 p.m., two drinks.

Claudia Serea, Maria Haro, Vi Khi Nao, Ariel Francisco, and Ana Bozicevic join the At the Inkwell reading series. WORD – Brooklyn, 7 p.m., $5.

Edmund Berrigan and Alison C. Rollins join the Poetry Project series. Poetry Project, 8 p.m., $8.

Molly Dektar presents The Ash Family with Dinaw Menges. McNally Jackson – Williamsburg, 7 p.m., free.

Thursday 4/11: Jessica Greenbaum discusses Spilled and Gone with Jason Koo and D. Nurkse. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Leanne Shapton and Rivka Galchen discuss Guestbook. 192 Books, 7 p.m., free.

Gala Mukomolova celebrates the launch of Without Protection with Coffee House Press. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.

Kwame Onwuachi presents Notes from a Young Black Chef. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Bill Griffith presents Nobody’s Fool. McNally Jackson – Williamsburg, 7 p.m., free.

Brois Dralyuk and Irina Mashinski discuss Lev Ozerov’s Portraits without Frames from the NYRB. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Amos Barshad and David Merchese discuss No One Man Should Have All That Power. WORD – Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m., $5

Diane Mehta, Rosebud Ben-Oni, and Lynn Melnick read poetry and celebrate Forest with Castanets, Mehta’s debut collection. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 4/12: Charles Bernstein, Joanna C. Valente, Geoffrey O’Brien, Raquel Balboni, and Ben Mazer read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.

Sarah Gambito, Adam Giannelli, Meghan O’Rourke, Erika Meitner, Brenda Shaughnessy, and Raena Shirali join the Couplet Reading series. KGB Red Room, 6 p.m., two drinks.

Ana Luísa Amaral and Margaret Jull Costa 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 →