Spend an evening with MacArthur Fellow Claudia Rankine and Pulitzer Prize–winning poet Jericho Brown and as they discuss Just Us, Rankine’s brilliant new collection. Online via Portland Book Festival, 5 p.m. PST, free.
Tuesday 11/17: Liz Gonzalez joins the Cobalt Poets reading series. Zoom, 7:30 p.m. PST, free.
Elizabeth Atwood presents The Liberation of Marguerite Harrison: America’s First Female Foreign Intelligence Agent. The Ivy Bookshop via Zoom, 6:30 p.m. EST, free.
Craig Santos Perez and Rajiv Mohabir join the Further Notice reading series. Zoom, 9 p.m. EST, free.
Shonna Milliken Humphrey, Hunter Dukes, Hanne Blank, and Sheila Liming present their books from the Object Lessons series. Skylight Books via CrowdCast, 6:30 p.m. PST, free.
A nourishing discussion about food and storytelling with bestselling novelist Megha Majumdar (A Burning) and cookbook author Liz Crain (Dumplings Equal Love). Online via Portland Book Festival, 1:30 p.m. PST, free.
Daye Phillippo, Susan Okie and Anne Harding Woodworth join Poets vs The Pandemic. Zoom, 7 p.m. EST, free with sign-up.
Evette Dionne, Jenny Lee, and Kristen Felicetti join host Jiordan Castle for the Pigeon Pages reading series. McNally Jackson Books via Zoom, 8:30 p.m. EST, free.
David Livingstone Smith and Mark Moffett discuss On Inhumanity: Dehumanization and How to Resist It. The Ivy Bookshop via Zoom, 7 p.m. EST, free.
Jessica Lanay, Jihyun Yun, and Hanif Abdurraqib join the Brooklyn Poets series. BPL via Zoom, 7 p.m. EST, free.
Jena Osman and Alli Warren join the Poetry Project series. Eventbrite, 8 p.m. EST, free.
Dinty W. Moore, Zoë Bossiere, Daisy Hernández, Nicole Walker, and Ira Sukrungruang celebrate The Best of Brevity: Twenty Groundbreaking Years of Flash Nonfiction. Skylight Books via CrowdCast, 6:30 p.m. PST, free.
Thursday 11/19: Shayla Lawson discusses This Is Major: Notes on Diana Ross, Dark Girls, and Being Dope with Tiffany Camhi of OPB Radio. Online via Portland Book Festival, 11 a.m. PST, free.
Ayad Akhtar, Nicole Krauss, and Jonathan Lethem join The Antibody Reading series. YouTube, 8 p.m. EST, free.
Zoë Bossiere and Dinty W. Moore celebrate The Best of Brevity: Twenty Groundbreaking Years of Flash Nonfiction. White Whale Bookstore via Zoom, 7 p.m. EST, free.
Kelli Jo Ford joins the Readings By Writers series. Zoom, 5 p.m. PST, free.
Friday 11/20: Lauren Russell, Emily Mohn-Slate, Sharon Fagan McDermott, and Bob Walicki read poetry. White Whale Bookstore via Zoom, 7 p.m. EST, free.
Heather Bourbeau, Aileen Cassinetto, Tongo Eisen-Martin and Chris Stroffolino join the Wall + Response series. The Booksmith and The Bindery via Go Passage, 10 p.m. EST, free.
Yanyi and Richard Loranger join the Segue Series. Zoom 5 p.m. EST, free.
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