Sunday 1/5: Suzanne Dottino, Suzanne McConnell, and Larry Shainberg read their work. KGB, 7 p.m., free.
Tuesday 1/7: Dianna Sapp, Marcia Lloyd, Bernie Jones, Bob Marvin, Caroline Holden, Wini Murdaugh, and Liz Oliver launch Voices of Leffers: Volume 2, No. 2. Greenlight – Lefferts Gardens, 7:30 p.m., free.
Sarah Chihaya, Merve Emre, Jill Richards, and Katherine Hill are in conversation with Maddie Gressel about Elena Ferrante’s writing, and will read from Ferrante’s work. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.
Peggy Orenstein talks with Michael Ian Black about Boys & Sex: Young Men on Hookups, Love, Porn, Consent, and Navigating the New Masculinity. Community Bookstore, 7:30 p.m., free.
Thursday 1/9: Rachel Friedman presents And Then We Grew Up: On Creativity, Potential, and the Imperfect Art of Adulthood. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.
Holly Whitaker talks with Abbe Wright about Quit Like a Woman: The Radical Choice to Not Drink in a Culture Obsessed with Alcohol. WORD – Brooklyn, 7 p.m., $5.
Courtney Maum launches Before and After the Book Deal: A Writer’s Guide to Finishing, Publishing, Promoting, and Surviving Your First Book with Monica Odom, Jenn Baker, and others. Maum collects advice from a variety of contemporary writers on handling everything from finding an agent to planning a book tour. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.
Friday 1/10: Philip Schultz reads poetry. Berl’s Poetry, 7 p.m., free.
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