Notable Online: 6/28–7/4

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Monday 6/29: Sam Lane, Margaret Saigh, Oscar Enriquez, K. Henderson, Elina Zhang, Grace Gilbert, Kelly Chastain, and Kleaver Cruz read in support of Black Visions Collective. White Whale Bookstore via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free and donations.

Donovan Hohn presents The Inner Coast: Essays with Rivka Galchen. McNally Jackson via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.

Winners of the Lambda Literary Awards in fiction read from their work. The Center for Fiction via Zoom, 7:30 p.m. EDT, $10.

J. Courtney Sullivan presents Friends and Strangers with Curtis Sittenfeld. Books Are Magic via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.

Tuesday 6/30: Brit Bennett, Michele Filgate, and Lynn Steger Strong joins The Antibody reading series with host Brian Gresko. Zoom and YouTube, 8 p.m. EDT, free.

Bruce Snider and Philip Metres joins the Further Notice Reading series. Zoom, 7 p.m. MDT, free.

Calvin Baker presents A More Perfect Reunion: Race, Integration, and the Future of America. Harvard Bookstore via CrowdCast, 7 p.m. EDT, $3 suggested.

Diana Clarke presents Thin Girls. Greenlight Bookstore via Zoom, 7:30 p.m. EDT, free.

Rachel Havrelock talks with Ethan Michaeli about The Joshua Generation. City Lit Books via Zoom, 6:30 p.m. CST, free.

Bonnie Tsui and Jennifer Steinhauer join Lockdown Lit at Lunch. The Bindery via Facebook, 11 a.m. PDT, free.

Tom Rastrelli and Janet Fitch discuss Confessions of a Gay Priest and Chimes of a Lost Cathedral. Skylight Books via CrowdCast, 6:30 p.m. PDT, free.

Daniel Riley talks with Taffy Brodesser-Akner about Barcelona Days. Books Are Magic via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.

Sam Lansky presents Broken People. The Strand via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.

Ianthe Brautigan joins the Cobalt Poets reading series. Zoom, 7:30 p.m. PDT, free.

Helen Epstein and Cheryl Sucher discuss Franci’s War: A Woman’s Story of Survival. McNally Jackson via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.

Marina Endicott presents The Voyage of the Morning Light with Mary Norris. The Center for Fiction via Zoom, 1 p.m. EDT, $10.

Julie Orringer presents The Flight Portfolio with Andrew Sean Greer. Community Bookstore via Zoom, 7:30 p.m. EDT, free.

Wednesday 7/1: Kyle McCarthy presents Everyone Knows How Much I Love You and talks with Nate Brown. The Ivy Bookshop via Zoom, 6:30 p.m. EDT, free.

Rosalie Knecht talks with Amy Stewart about Vera Kelly Is Not a Mystery. Skylight Books via CrowdCast, 6:30 p.m. PDT, free.

Allison K. Lange and Kimberly A. Hamlin discuss Picturing Political Power: Images in the Women’s Suffrage Movement and Free Thinker: Sex, Suffrage, and the Extraordinary Life of Helen Hamilton Gardener. Harvard Bookstore via CrowdCast, 7 p.m. EDT, $3 suggested.

Megan Miranda presents The Girl from Widow Hills. Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.

Jasmine Guillory presents Party of Two. Books Are Magic via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.

Thursday 7/2: Nathan Englander, Min Jin Lee, Jonathan Lethem, Valeria Luiselli, Ann Patchett, Jia Tolentino, Colson Whitehead, and others virtually celebrate Greenlight Bookstore’s reopening. Greenlight Bookstore via Zoom, 7:30 p.m. EDT, $20.

Craig Childs joins the Readings by Writers series. Zoom, 5 p.m. PDT, free.

Mamta Chaudhry presents Haunting Paris. Harvard Bookstore via CrowdCast, 7 p.m. EDT, $3 suggested.

Diane Johnson presents The True History of the First Mrs. Meredith and Other Lesser Lives with Edwin Frank. Community Bookstore via Zoom, 5 p.m. EDT, free.

Meredith Fineman presents Brag Better with Tiffany Dufu. The Strand via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.

Lane Moore presents How to Be Alone: If You Want To, and Even If You Don’t. City Lit Books via Instagram, 6:30 p.m. CDT, free.

Friday 7/3: Richard J. Lazarus presents The Rule of Five: Making Climate History at the Supreme Court. Harvard Bookstore via CrowdCast, 7 p.m. EDT, $3 suggested.

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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 IanMacAllen.com. More from this author →