Notable NYC: 8/3–8/9


Monday 8/5: Marcy Dermansky presents Very Nice and Julia Phillips presents Disappearing Earth. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Jia Tolentino presents Trick Mirror with Doreen St. Félix. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Oyinkan Braithwaite presents My Sister, the Serial Killer and talks with Bridgett M. Davis. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Tuesday 8/6: Larissa Kyzer, Nancy Naomi Carlson, Catherine Maigret Kellogg, Elina Alter, Jacqui Cornetta, and Kira Josefsson celebrate women in translation. Greenlight – Lefferts Gardens, 7:30 p.m., free.

Shane Jones presents Vincent and Alice and Alice. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Jess Row, John Keene, and Fiona McCrae discuss White Flights. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Wednesday 8/7: Adam O’Fallon and J. Robert Lennon discuss The Hotel Neversink. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Katie Henry presents Let’s Call it a Doomsday. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Richard Russo talks with Eddie Joyce about Chances Are. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Keah Brown presents The Pretty One with Ashley C. Ford. The Strand, 7 p.m., $15.

Thursday 8/8: Elissa Altman discusses Motherland with Julie Klam. BookCulture – Columbus, 7 p.m., free.

Hannah Orenstein talks with Cristina Arreola about Love at First Like. Books are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Naomi Foyle and Dolores Hayden join Red Hen Press for an evening of poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.


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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 More from this author →