Notable NYC: 2/22–2/28


Saturday 2/22: Jasmine Reid and Sun Yung Shin join the Segue series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.

Sunday 2/23: Jenna Lynch launches her chapbook The Mouth of Which You Are. KGB Bar, 7 p.m., free.

Jiordan Castle presents All His Breakable Things along with Hannah Bae, Allison Wood, and Matthew Mastricova. Pete’s Candy Store, 3 p.m., free.

Monday 2/24: Erik Larson presents The Splendid and the Vile and talks with Maria Konnikova. St. Joseph’s College, 7:30 p.m., $35.

Ron Kolm and Elizabeth Primamore join the Monday Night Poetry Series. KGB Bar, 7 p.m., free.

Patrick Radden Keefe presents Say Nothing and talks with Gideon Lewis-Kraus. Books Are Magic, 7 p.m., free.

Tuesday 2/25: Teddy Wayne presents Apartment and talks with Jesse Eisenberg. McNally Jackson – Seaport, 7 p.m., free.

Margarita Montimore presents Oona Out of Order. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Erin Khar presents Strung Out: One Last Hit and Other Lies That Nearly Killed Me and talks with Natalka Burian. Books Are Magic, 7 p.m., free.

Wednesday 2/26: Myla Goldberg presents Feast Your Eyes. WORD – Brooklyn, 7 p.m., $5.

Jive Poetic, T’ai Freedom Ford, Catherine Chen, Starr Davis, and Susan John join host Phillip Ammonds for the Soul Sister Revue. Von Bar, 7 p.m., one drink.

Cathy Park Hong talks with Ed Park about Minor Feelings. Books Are Magic, 7 p.m., free.

Helen Fremont talks with Cheryl Pearl Sucher about The Escape Artist. McNally Jackson – Seaport, 7 p.m., free.

Alex Dimitrov, Joanna Bettelheim, Nicole Im, John-Francis Quiñonez, and host Alisson Wood join the Pigeon Pages reading series. McNally Jackson – Williamsburg, 7 p.m., free.

Kathleen Barber speaks with Daniela Petrova about Follow Me. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Rachel Vorona Cote presents Too Much: How Victorian Constraints Still Bind Women Today and talks with Maris Kreizman. The Strand, 7:30 p.m., $15.

Thursday 2/27: Rachel Rabbit White and Ted Doson discuss Porn Carnival. McNally Jackson – Williamsburg, 7 p.m., free.

Renegade Reading series returns. Cafe Con Libros, 7 p.m., free.

Secret featured readers join the Secret Loft Poetry & Prose reading series. Secret Loft – 137 W 14th Street, 7:30 p.m., $8.

Tessa Micaela, Sara Deniz Akant, Vanessa Jimenez Gabb, Adrienne Raphel, and Brad Fox read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.

Rosa Liksom, Laura Lindstedt, and Pajtim Statovci join the Finish Literature Exchange and pay tribute to Märta Tikkanen and Tove Jansson. McNally Jackson – Seaport, 7 p.m., free.

Shane McCrae, Jerome Ellison Murphy, and Monica Youn celebrate the latest from the Yale Review. NYU Creative Writing House, 7 p.m., free.

Joanne McNeil and Sonia Saraiya discuss Lurking. Books Are Magic, 7 p.m., free.

Constance DeJong and Andrew Lampert celebrate Tony Conrad’s Writings. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 2/28: Selina Alko discusses Joni :The Lyrical Life of Joni Mitchell. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Denis Bergman presents Three Hands None form Black Lawrence Press with readings from Grace Bonner, Martha Collins, and Carolynn Kingyens. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.

Brandon Taylor presents Real Life with Evan James. Books Are Magic, 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 →