Notable Online: 3/22–3/28


Sunday 3/22: Mary-Kim Arnold, Valerie Hsiung, Becca Klaver, Rachel Kauder Nalebuff, and Jessica Q. Stark join the Imminent Reading series. Twitter, 5:30 p.m. EDT, free.

Mónica Belevan, S.D. Chrostowska, Susanna Crossman, Rachael de Moravia, Damian Kelleher, Olga Livshin, Grant Maierhofer, Joshua Rothes, Jessica Sequeira, Xiao Yue Shan, Vik Shirkley, Jacob Siefring, John Trefry, and Candace Wuehle join Sublunary Editions for an online reading. YouTube, 3 p.m. EDT, free.

Monday 3/23: Join Costura artists for a virtual Living Room Reading Series during these times of social distancing! Monday’s reading will feature William Evans, Julian Randall, Natalie Scenters-Zapico, Cameron Awkward-Rich, and Camonghne Felix. Costura Creative, 8 p.m. EDT, free but donations are greatly appreciated.

Paul Lisicky and Susan Choi discuss Later: My Life at the Edge of the World, hosted by Books Are Magic. Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.

Tuesday 3/24: Maisy Card, Hilary Leichter, and others will join the The Decameron Reading Series for a virtual reading. Zoom, 8 p.m. EDT, free.

Jessica Anthony discusses Enter the Aardvark with Richard Russo. Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free with RSVP.

Emily St. John Mandel presents The Glass Hotel with Isaac Fitzgerald and Greenlight Bookstore. Zoom, 7:30 p.m. EDT, free with RSVP.

Rebecca Dinerstein Knight talks with Julie Buntin about Hexsponsored by BOMB magazine. Zoom, 6:30 P.M. EST, free

Wednesday 3/25: Join Emma Copley Eisenberg, Samantha Irby, Cathy Park Hong, Daniel M. Lavery, Paul Lisicky, Sierra Crane Murdoch, and R. Eric Thomas for Homebound: A Virtual Lecture Series. Zoom, 6 p.m. EDT, free.

Thursday 3/26: Josh Gondel­man and Rebec­ca Din­er­stein Knight talk with Stephanie But­nick about Nice Try and Hex, sponsored by Tablet. Zoom, 7 P.M. EST, free.

Friday 3/27: Kay Ulanday Barrett, Cyrée Jarelle Johnson, moira j, Jesse Rice-Evans, and Zefyr Lisowski join the Away Message Reading., 7:30 p.m. EDT, $10.

Khalisa Rae, Jasminne Mendez, and Lupe Mendez host TweetSpeak Live, a marathon online reading from around the world. Zoom, 6 p.m.. EDT, free.

Nabila Lovelace, Danez Smith, Aurielle Marie, Natalie Lima, Vanessa Villareal, Cynthia Manick, Victoria Newtown Ford, and Imani Davis join the Quarantine Reading Series. Zoom, 8 P.M. EST, $17.55.

Saturday 3/28: ZYZZYVA, Twenty Stories Bookstore, and author Andrew Altschul host SATURDAY NIGHT STORIES, an innovative, bicoastal online reading series. The first event will feature readings by Margaret Wilkerson Sexton, Daniel Handler, Roya Marsh, David Daley, and Cathy Park Hong. Instagram, 9 p.m. EDT, 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 →