Rio Cortez and Jimena Lucero join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.
Jim Feast, Bonny Finberg, Yuko Otomo, Eve Packer, Matthew Hupert, Susan Weiman, Dorothy Friedman August, and many others join the Boog City Festival. Unnameable Books, 8 p.m., $5.
Caleb Crain, Naomi Fry, Ben Ratliff, and Eric Banks discuss Critical Futures 1: Criticism after Social Media. McNally Jackson – Seaport, 7 p.m., free.
Wednesday 2/19: Solange Azor, Pune Dracker, Nancy Hightower, and Mickie Meinhardt join the Ditmas Lit reading series. Hinterlands, 8 p.m., free.
Charlotte Alter presents The Ones We’ve Been Waiting For: How a New Generation of Leaders Will Transform America and talks with Jazmine Hughes. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.
Roberto Carlos Garcia, Shira Erlichman, and Patricia Smith join the Brooklyn Poets reading series. Dweck Center – Brooklyn Public Library, 7 p.m., free.
Jessica Francis Kane, Marcy Dermansky, and C.J. Hauser join the Pete’s Reading series. Pete’s Candy Store, 7 p.m., free.
Sara Nicholson, Dan Poppick, Yves B. Golden, and M. Elizabeth Scott join Cixous72 for a night of poetry. McNally Jackson – Williamsburg, 7 p.m., free.
Friday 2/21: Leslie Maslow, Julie Lichtblau, and Anna Kastnelson join the Brooklyn Writers Space reading series. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.
Dobby Gibson and Matthew Rohrer read poetry. NYU Creative Writing House, 5 p.m., free.
Elaine Kahn, Coco Gordon Moore, and Bridget Talone join the Poetry Project reading series. The Poetry Project 8 p.m., $8.
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