Notable Online: 12/13–12/19


Sunday 12/13: Claire Marie Stancek, Dan Beachy-Quick, and Jennifer Firestone celebrate wyrd] bird. Go Passage, 5 p.m. EST, free.

Monday 12/14: Danielle Evans, Megan Giddings, and Deesha Philyaw joins the Franklin Park Reading series. Zoom, 8 p.m. EST, free.

Micah Zevin, Sherese Francis, William Lessard, and Jackie Sherbow celebrate Metal, Heavy. KGB via Zoom, 7 p.m. EST, free.

Jane Dailey presents White Fright: The Sexual Panic at the Heart of America’s Racist History. Community Bookstore via Zoom, 6:30 p.m. EST, free.

Sarah Faith Gottesdiener and Pam Grossman discuss The Moon Book: Lunar Magic to Change Your Life. Skylight Books via CrowdCast, 6:30 p.m. PST, free.

Michele Harper, Alicia Elliott, Elisa Gabbert, and Carmen Maria Machado join host Lilly Dancyger for the latest edition of Memoir Monday. Zoom, 8 p.m. EST, free.

Tuesday 12/15: Tiana Clark and Rose McLarney join the Further Notice reading series. Zoom, 9 p.m. EST, free.

Pamela Sneed and Saeed Jones discuss Funeral Diva. McNally Jackson via Zoom, 7 p.m. EST, free.

Roxane Gay, Tracy Lynne Oliver, and Rebecca Kirby celebrate The Sacrifice of Darkness. Astoria Bookshop via CrowdCast, 8 p.m. EST, book purchase.

Karla Cornejo Villavicencio and Marcelo Hernandez Castillo join LA Times editor Steve Padilla to discuss The Undocumented Americans. Skylight Books via CrowdCast, 7 p.m. PST, free.

Wednesday 12/16: Diane Cook, Maya Shanbhag Lang, Amyra Leon, Chelsea G. Summers, and Adrienne Perry join the Les Bleus and HIP Lit Holiday salon. Zoom, 7 p.m. EST, free with RSVP to [email protected].

Mairead Case celebrates Tiny with Stephanie Acosta and Stephen Dunn. YouTube, 7 p.m. CST, free.

Thursday 12/17: Susana Thénon celebrates Ova Completa with Asiya Wadud and Silvina López Medin. Zoom, 8 p.m. EST, free.

Ross Gay joins the Readings by Writers series. Zoom, 6:30 p.m. PST, free.

Saturday 12/19: Lauren Whitehead and Miles Champion join the Segue Series. Zoom, 5 p.m. EST, free.

Kamilah Aisha Moon, Yesenia Montilla, Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie, Keisha-Gaye Anderson, Amanda Johnston, and Frieda Jones join JP Howard and Cynthia Manick for the Soul Sister Revue. Zoom, 3 p.m. EST, free.


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For past events, visit the Notable Online archives here.

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 →