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'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 →