Notable NYC: 12/14–12/20


Saturday 12/14: Sade Lanay and Uche Nduka join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.

Sunday 12/15: Kareem Rahma launches We Were Promised Flying Cars: 100 Haiku from the Future with Jennifer Baker. Bluestockings, 7 p.m., free.

Mateo Díaz, Claudia Becerr, and others celebrate issue 4 of América Invertida. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 2 p.m., free.

Monday 12/16: Lisa Rosenberg, Jenessa Abrams, Kelly Tsai, and Allie Rowbottom join host Lilly Dancyger for the Memoir Monday series, a collaboration of non-fiction writing between The Rumpus, Narratively, Catapult, Tin House, Granta, Guernica, and Longreads. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Wednesday 12/18: Zefyr Lisowski, Rena J. Mosteirin, Michaela Morton, and Marco Rafalà join Ditmas List for their December anniversary edition. Hinterlands, 8 p.m., free.

Jonathan Larson, Andrew Marzoni, Adriane Quinlan, Alex Gregor, and Jake Syersak celebrate Oomph! Press. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.

Thursday 12/19: Mira Jacob, Mitchell S. Jackson, and Melissa Rivero join Pete’s Reading series for a special event with The Rumpus. Pete’s Candy Store, 7 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 →