Karen Abbott and Susannah Cahalan join the Beneath the Bridge series. Pier 1 Brooklyn, 7 p.m., free.
Leah Umansky, Wendy Chin-Tanner, José Olivarez, and Kendra DeColo read poetry. BookCulture – 112th Street, 7 p.m., free.
Peter Orner and Isaac Fitzgerald discuss the art of the short story. The Center for Fiction, 7 p.m., $10.
Marcy Dermansky presents Very Nice and talks about the novel with Cheryl Pearl Sucher. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.
Nicole Callihan, Jaime Fountaine, and Tomas Moniz celebrate the release of their novellas with Mason Jar Press, and talk with Chris Gonzalez, fiction editor of Barrelhouse. The Center for Fiction, 7 p.m., $10.
Jennifer Block presents Everything Below the Waist: Why Healthcare Needs a Feminist Revolution with Elisa Albert. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.
Marco Maisto, Edmund Berrigan, and others read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.
Talia Bloch, Heidi Diehl, Melissa Mesku, and Julia Phillips join the Ditmas Lit reading series. Hinterlands, 8 p.m., free.
Jennifer Marie Brissett, Bethany C Morrow, Rebecca Romney, and Eliza Cushman Rose join the Native Tongue Panel with Suzette Haden Elgin. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.
Lisa Marie Basile, Leonora Desar, Chelsea Fonden, Christopher Gonzalez, Janelle Greco, and Sonia Alejandra Rodriguez join Hot Flash: An Eclipsed Summer Reading featuring steamy fiction and poetry. Cantina Cumbancha, 7 p.m., free.
Marianna Nash, Katie Willingham, Ashley P. Taylor, and Jordan E. Franklin join the Renegade Reading Series. Cafe Con Libros, 7 p.m., free.
Kali Fajardo-Anstine, Jaquira Diaz, Bassey Ikpi, and Tiphanie Yanique join the Kweli International Literary Festival. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.
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