Notable NYC: 10/19–10/25

By

Saturday 10/19: Caroline Bergvall and mal c. doan join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.

Tom Russell, Teddy Wayne, Brian Agler, Kendra Eash, Sarah Sweeney, Dymir Arthur, Joyce Miller, Caitlin Kunkel, Brian Sack, Luke Burns, Benjamin Samuel, Felipe Torres, Fiona Taylor, Carrie Wittmer, Seth Reiss, and Karen Chee celebrate Keep Scrolling Till You Feel Something, a celebratory collection of McSweeney’s Internet Tendency. Powerhouse Arena, 6 p.m., free.

Monday 10/21: Andrea Cohen and Jana Prikryl join the Monday Night Poetry series. KGB, 7 p.m., free.

Trisha Low and Ruth Curry discuss Socialist Realism, Low’s new book-length essay from Emily Books. McNally Jackson – Williamsburg, 7 p.m., free.

Henrietta Lovell presents Infused: Adventures in Tea with with Jeff Gordinier. McNally Jackson – Seaport, 7 p.m., free.

Eileen Pollack presents The Professor of Immortality. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Alice Hoffman talks with Christina Baker Kline about The World That We Knew. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Lisa Marie Basile, Nina St. Pierre, Shaheen Pasha, and Lilly Dancyger celebrate Burn it Down: Women Writing about Anger at a special edition of the Memoir Monday reading series. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Tuesday 10/22: Susan Steinberg, Mesha Maren, Rachel Eve Moulton, Shelly Oria, and Hafizah Geter join the Franklin Park Reading Series, on a special night. Franklin Park, 8 p.m., free.

Daniel Handler talks with Chelsea Hodson about Bottle Grove. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Douglas Crase presents The Revisionist and The Astropastorals: Collected Poems. 192 Books , 7 p.m., free.

Gabriel Brownstein presents The Open Heart Club: A Story about Birth and Death and Cardiac Surgery. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.

Julie Agoos, Nicholas Samaras, Ken Chen, Judith Emlyn Johnson, and Sandra Hochma celebrate a century of Yale Poetry. McNally Jackson – Williamsburg, 7 p.m., free.

Mesha Maren and Randal O’Wain discuss their books, Sugar Run and Meander Belt: Family, Loss, and Coming of Age in the Working-Class South. McNally Jackson – Seaport, 7 p.m., free.

Mikhal Dekel talks with Cheryl Pearl Sucher about Tehran Children: A Holocaust Refugee Odyssey. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

John Freeman joins contributors Catherine Barnett, Elaine Castillo, Jennifer Egan, Maggie Millner, and Xuan Juliana Wang for the latest issue of Freeman’s, with a focus on California. The Center for Fiction, 7 p.m., $10.

Gary Janetti presents Do You Mind If I Cancel?. BookCulture – Columbus, 7 p.m., free.

Jami Attenberg talks with Julie Orringer about All This Could Be Yours. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p..m, free.

Wednesday 10/23: Pamela Newkirk presents Diversity, Inc.: The Failed Promise of a Billion-Dollar Business and talks with James McBride. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Rebecca Fishbein celebrates her essay collection, Good Things Happen to People You Hate, with Emma Gray. BookCulture – Columbus, 7 p.m., free.

Maureen Shaugnessy and Lina Meruane discuss The Scent of Buenos Aires: Stories by Hebe Uhart. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Gary Janetti presents Do You Mind If I Cancel?. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Carla Yanni presents Living on Campus: An Architectural History of the American Dormitory. Shakespeare & Co., 6:30 p.m., free.

Thursday 10/24: Rigoberto González, Edward Hirsch, Kimiko Hahn, Ellen Rachlin, Cornelius Eady, Paul Muldoon, and Elise Paschen celebrate The Eloquent Poem. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Susan Steinberg and Heidi Kumao discuss form in Steinberg’s Machine and Kumao’s installation work. The Center for Fiction, 7 p.m., $10.

Fiona Alison Duncan and Jamieson Webster discuss Exquisite Mariposa. McNally Jackson – Seaport, 7 p.m., free.

Rebecca Fishbein presents Good Things Happen to People You Hate and talks with Lauren Evans. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Friday 10/25: Sara Nović presents America Is Immigrants. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah, Chase Berggrun, and Hannah Tinti celebrate the latest issue of Washington Square Review. NYU Creative Writing House, 7 p.m., free.

Sandra Simonds, Anselm Berrigan, Ariana Reines, and Devon Walker-Figueroa read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.

***

If you have a listing you’d like us to consider, please contact [email protected]. In the subject line of the email, please include the event’s date and in the email, include a link to the event information. Deadline is Tuesday for publication on Saturday. For past events, visit the archives here.


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 →