Notable NYC: 2/29–3/6


Saturday 2/29: Moncho Alvardao and Sawako Nakayasu join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.

Sunday 3/1: Marie Rutkoski presents The Midnight Lie. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 6 p.m., free.

Isaac Fitzgerald presents How to Be a Pirate at storytime with Brigette Barrager, Mahogany L. Browne, and Jon Scieszka. Books Are Magic, 2 p.m., free.

Monday 3/2: Tina Chang, Susan Choi, and Monique Truong present the Paumanok Lecture. LIU, 6:30 p.m., free.

Cynthia Cruz and Carlie Hoffman join the Monday Night Poetry series. KGB Bar, 7 p.m., free.

Vivian Gornick presents Unfinished Business: Notes of a Chronic Re-Reader. The Strand, 7 p.m., free with RSVP.

Emily Hashimoto, Shelley Marlow, Chavisa Woods, and Mariam Bazeed join the First Mondays series. McNally Jackson – Williamsburg, 6:30 p..m, free.

Jordan Kisner talks with Molly Fischer about Thin Places. Books Are Magic, 7 p.m., free.

Tuesday 3/3: T Kira Madden presents Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls with Omotara James, Molly Tolsky, and Anne-E Wood. Books Are Magic, 7 p.m., free.

Jessi Jezewska Stevens and Rivka Galchen discuss The Exhibition of Persephone Q. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Mark Kurlansky talks with Paul Greenberg about Salmon: A Fish, the Earth, and the History of Their Common Fate. McNally Jackson – Seaport, 7 p.m., free.

Caitlin Mullen presents Please See Us. WORD – Brooklyn, 7 p.m., $5.

James McBride presents Deacon King Kong. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Emily Brandt and Emily Skillings join the One Bleecker Series. Codex, 7 p.m., free.

Maisy Card talks with Liz Egan about These Ghosts Are Family. WORD – Jersey City, 7 p.m., $5.

Wednesday 3/4: Laura Zigman presents Separation Anxiety with Julie Klam and Ann Leary. Books Are Magic, 7 p.m., free.

David Plouffe presents A Citizens Guide to Beating Donald Trump with John Heilemann. Community Bookstore, 7:30 p.m., free.

Ken Liu presents The Hidden Girl and Other Stories with Tochi Onyebuchi and Christina Orlando. The Center for Fiction, 7 p.m., $10.

Maisy Card presents These Ghosts Are Family and talks with Kaitlyn Greenidge. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Lizzie Skurnick and Dagmara Domińczyk discuss Pretty Bitches: On Being Called Crazy, Angry, Bossy, Frumpy, Feisty, and All the Other Words That Are Used to Undermine Women. WORD – Jersey City, 7 p.m., $5.

Jason Pinter presents Hide Away. Little City Books (Hoboken), 7 p.m., free.

Brian Platzer presents The Body Politic, in conversation with Amanda Mull. The Strand, 7 p.m., $15.

Annette Weisser presents Mycelium and Natasha Stagg presents Sleeveless. McNally Jackson – Seaport, 7 p.m., free.

Thursday 3/5: Lance Olsen presents My Red Heaven. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Julia Phillips, Rebecca Carroll, and Caits Meissner join the Rally Reading series. Pete’s Candy Store, 7 p.m., free.

Jason Pinter presents Hide Away. Shakespeare & Co., 6:30 p.m., free.

Mitch Highfill, Tamas Panitz, and Billie Chernicoff read books from Chandelier Press. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.

Yoko Tawada and Hari Kunzru discuss The Emissary. McNally Jackson – Seaport, 5:30 p.m, free.

Quan Barry talks with Emma Straub about We Ride Upon Sticks. Books Are Magic, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 3/6: Teddy Wayne discusses Apartment with Kate Bolick. Books Are Magic, 7 p.m., free.

Catherine Chen, Bernard Ferguson, Carlie Hoffman, Lynn Melnick, Maya C. Popa, and R. A. Villanueva join the Offsite NYC reading. Powerhouse Arena, 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 →