Alexis Aceves Garcia, Daniel Alarcón, Desiree Bailey, Wo Chan, Ariel Francisco, Rigoberto González, Jan-Henry Gray, Ellen Hagan, Terrance Hayes, Marwa Helal, zakia henderson-brown, Darrel Alejandro Holnes, Rindon Johnson, Vivian Lee, Joseph Legaspi, Melissa Lozada-Oliva, Yesenia Montilla, José Olivarez, RA Villanueva, Javier Zamora, and others join the Poetry Project as Writers for Migrant Justice. The Poetry Project, 6:30 p.m., $10
Amy Hempel and Casey Legler talk with Darin Strauss. NYU Creative Writing House, 7 p.m., free.
The Rally Reading Series kicks off its third season in commemoration of the Attica Riots, presented with PEN America and The Poetry Project. Garrard Conley and Michelle García read their own work and the work of incarcerated poet Eduardo Martinez. Pete’s Candy Store, 7 p.m., free.
Friday 9/6: Barbara Jenkins talks with Oneika Rachel Phillips as part of the Caribbean Literary Festival. Greenlight – Prospect Lefferts, 12 p.m., free.
Elizabeth Nunez, Von Diaz, Camille Darby, Janice Lawrence-Clarke, Lesley-Ann Brown, and Breanne Mc Ivor celebrate Caribbean literature as part of the Caribbean Literary Festival. Greenlight – Prospect Lefferts, 3 p.m., free.
Kei Miller, Eljon Wardally, Burt Coburn, Roger Bonair Agard, Jeff Dess, Arielle John, Lauren Alleyne, Negus Adeyemi, and Andres Pinas celebrate Caribbean literature as part of the Caribbean Literary Festival. The Center for Fiction, 6 p.m., free.
Eugene Ostashevsky and Brandon Downing read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.
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