Notable NYC: 6/15–6/21

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Monday 6/17: Victor LaValle, Mahogany L. Browne, Sharma Shields, Joshua Furst, and David Leo Rice join the Franklin Park Reading Series. Franklin Park, 8 p.m., free.

Alex Espinoza presents Cruising. BookCulture – 112th, 7 p.m., free.

Esi Edugyan presents Washington Black and talks Juliet Grames. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Steve Almond talks with Edwin Frank about William Stoner and the Battle for the Inner Life. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Darcey Steinke presents Flash County Diary with Elissa Schappell. Greenlight – Lefferts Gardens, 7:30 p.m., free.

Tuesday 6/18: Heidi Diehl presents Lifelines with Lauren Belski. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Julie Orringer talks with Lewis Hyde. The Center for Fiction, 7 p.m., $10.

Taffy Brodesser-Akner talks with Emma Straub about Fleishman Is in Trouble. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Jonathan M. Hansen presents Young Castro. BookCulture – Columbus Ave, 7 p.m., free.

Michael Bobelian presents Battle for the Marble Palace. BookCulture – 112th, 7 p.m., free.

Wednesday 6/19: Don Kulick discusses A Death in the Rainforest with Jessica Bruder. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Catherine Chung and Idra Novey discuss The Tenth Muse. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Thursday 6/20: Helon Habila and Lila Azam Zanganeh discuss Travelers. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Fran Wilde, Carlos Hernandez, and Rob Cameron discuss Children Will Hear You: Navigating Emotional Challenging Topics in Middle Grade Fiction. The Center for Fiction, 7 p.m., $10.

Robert Gibbons, Kimberly Williams, David Stoelting, Autarchii, Nancy Hoch, Jessica Balter, Hazel Lynch, and Zhenia Nagorny joins the Voices of Lefferts series. Greenlight – Lefferts Gardens, 7:30 p.m., free.

Deborah Shapiro speaks with Carlene Bauer about The Summer Demands. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Arlene Stein presents Unbound: Transgender Men and the Remaking of Identity. WORD – Jersey City, 7:30 p.m., $5.

Julia Phillips, T Kira Madden, and Amy Feltman join Pete’s Reading series. Pete’s Candy Store, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 6/21: Laura Tucker presents All the Greys on Greene Street. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Mandy Berman, Terence Degnan, and Irina Reyn join the Brooklyn Writers Space reading. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.

Adele Greceanu, Andra Rotaru, Svetlana Carstean, and Claudiu Komartin join the Romanian Cultural Institute for Poetry 4×4, a poetic bridge. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.

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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 →