Notable NYC: 6/8–6/14

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Saturday 6/8: Nathan Englander presents Kaddish.com. Congregation Beth Elohim, 8 p.m., Free with RSVP.

Monday 6/10: Lisa Maria Basile, Diannely Antigua, Kate Doyle, and Dennis Norris II join the Pigeon Pages reading series with host Alisson Wood. McNally Jackson – Williamsburg, 7 p.m., free.

Jennifer Pastiloff discusses On Being Human with Laura Donnelly. The Center for Fiction, 7 p.m., $10.

James Barickman, Will Farris, Kay Gabriel, Anahit Gulian, Dan Machlin, Francisco Márquez, Sarah Wang, videos by Harmony Holiday and Meagan Washington, and others celebrate The Recluse #15. Poetry Project, 8 p.m., $8.

Christopher Bonanos and Taffy Brodesser-Akner discuss Flash. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Robert Macfarlane presents Underland with Philip Gourevitch. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Ryan Chapman presents Riots I Have Known with Jason Diamond. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Tuesday 6/11: Raphael Bob-Waksberg talks with Margaret Lyons about Someone Who Will Love You in All Your Damaged Glory. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Paul Auster presents Talking to Strangers. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Elaine Welteroth presents More Than Enough. First Presbyterian, 7 p.m., $32.50.

Kathleen Alcott, Ryan Chapman, and Jordy Rosenberg join the LIC reading series. LIC Bar, 8 p.m., free.

Grant Ginder presents Honestly, We Meant Well with Jennifer Close. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Lacy M. Johnson and Elissa Schappell discuss justice and mercy in the age of #MeToo. The Center for Fiction, 7 p.m., $10.

Wednesday 6/12: Amber Scorah presents Leaving the Witness: Exiting a Religion and Finding a Life and talks with Lisa Brennan-Jobs. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Samuel Delany, Andrew Durbin, Karen Finley, Precious Okoyomon, and El Roy Red celebrated the 20th Anniversary of Times Square Red, Times Square Blue. Poetry Project, 8 p.m., $8.

Celebrate the latest issue of No Tokens with featured readings from Tamaria del Rio, Leonora Desar, Kate Doyle, Anaïs Duplan, Sonia Feigelson, Callie Garnett, Theresa Hottel, Omotara James, and Rena J. Mosteirin. Books Are Magic, 7 p.m., free.

Susan Rudnick presents Edna’s Gift. Shakespeare & Co, 6:30 p.m., free.

Howard Rodman presents The Great Eastern. The Center for Fiction, 7 p.m., $10.

Donald Moss presents I And You with Deborah Eisenberg. McNally Jackson – Williamsburg, 7 p.m., free.

Christine Sloan Stoddard presents Belladonna Magic: Spells in the Form of Poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.

Lauren Acampora and Susan Choi discuss The Paper Wasp. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Thursday 6/13: Jared Yates Sexton presents The Man They Wanted Me to Be: Toxic Masculinity and a Crisis of Our Own Making and discusses it with Mychal Denzel Smith. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Derek Mong, Ladan Osman, and Sally Wen Mao join the Brooklyn Poets reading series. 61 Local, 7:30 p.m., free.

Emily Yaremchuk, Kathleen Radigan, Lauren Peat, Rebecca Levi, Eric Hertz, Daniel Hardisty, Libby Gross, and Madeline Gilmore present If You’re Not Happy Now. McNally Jackson – Williamsburg, 7 p.m., free.

Domenica Ruta presents Last Day. WORD – Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m., $5.

Mona Awad presents Bunny with Emily Culliton. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Friday 6/14: Emily Yaremchuk, Kathleen Radigan, Lauren Peat, Rebecca Levi, Eric Hertz, Daniel Hardisty, Libby Goss, and Madeline Gilmore present If You’re Not Happy Now. BookCulture – 112th, 7 p.m., free.

Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie, Sherese Francis, Zahura Akter, and Damali Abrams join Harlequin Creature for an evening of poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.

Mary Cregan, Amanda Stern, Marin Sardy, and Jacki Lyden discuss changing their minds. The Center for Fiction, 7 p.m., $10.

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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 →