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'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 →