Notable NYC: 10/26–11/1


Saturday 10/26: Elizabeth D. Herman, Celeste Sloman, Marisa Schwartz Taylor, and Beth Flynn discuss The Women of the 116th Congress, 6 p.m., free.

Zaina Alsous and Divya Victor join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p..m, $5.

Monday 10/28: Jonathan Safran Foer presents We Are the Weather: Saving the Planet Begins at Breakfast. Tishman Auditorium, 7 p.m., $10.

Peter McGough presents II’ve Seen the Future and I’m Not Going: The Art Scene and Downtown New York in the 1980s. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Susan Plunket presents Mission from Venus. Shakespeare & Co., 6:30 p.m., free.

Kathy Fagan and Lisa Richter join the Monday Night Poetry series. KGB, 7 p.m., free.

Natalie Eve Garrett presents Eat Joy: Stories & Comfort Food from 31 Celebrated Writers. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Tuesday 10/29: Ross Kenneth Urken presents Another Mother and talks with Anna Ruth Henriques. Greenlight – Lefferts Gardens, 7:30 p.m., free.

Susana Aho, Liz Bowen, Oscar D’Artois, Genise Deal, Kenton deAngeli, and Janelle Poe celebrate the latest issue of The Bushwick Review. KGB, 7 p.m., free.

Thomas Chatterton Williams presents Self-Portrait in Black and White: Unlearning Race. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Andrea Long Chu presents Females with Dayna Tortorici. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.

André Aciman presents Find Me. First Unitarian, 7 p.m., $32.96.

Wednesday 10/30: David Heatly and Liana Finck discuss Qualification: A Graphic Memoir in Twelve Steps. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Alissa Quart and Celina Su join Belladonna for a night of poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7:30 p.m., free.

David Leo Rice and Patrick McGrath present Angel House. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Alex Dimitrov and Dorothea Lasky presents Astro Poets: Your Guides to the Zodiac. The Strand, 7 p.m., $15.

Thursday 10/31: Amanda Yates Garcia presents Initiated. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 11/1: Wanda Phipps, Val Vinokur, and Mark Statman read translations and original work. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Alex Dimitrov and Dorothea Lasky celebrate Astro Poets. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.


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Ian MacAllen is the author of Red Sauce: How Italian Food Became American (Rowman & Littlefield, April 2022). 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 More from this author →