Notable Online: 2/21–2/27

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Monday 2/22: Claudio Lomnitz and Graciela Montaldo discuss Nuestra América: My Family in the Vertigo of Translation. Skylight Books via CrowdCast, 6:30 p.m. PST, free.

Yona Harvey and Natasha Sajé join the Monday Night Poetry series. Zoom, 7 p.m. EST, free.

Zak Salih talks about Let’s Get Back to the Party with Matt Ortile. McNally Jackson via Zoom, 7 p.m. EST, free.

Tuesday 2/23: Trish Hopkinson joins the Cobalt Poets reading series. Zoom, 7:30 p.m. EST, free.

Priyanka Champaneri presents The City of Good Death with Grace Talusan. Greenlight Bookstore via Zoom, 7:30 p.m. EST, free.

Walter Mosley, Marisa Acocella, Renée Watson, and Matthew Gavin Frank are Seriously Entertaining. House of Speakeasy via CrowdCast, 7 p.m. EST, free.

Anthony Cody and Keith S. Wilson read poetry with the Writers Center. Zoom, 8 p.m. EST, free.

Elizabeth Miki Brina and Francisco Cantú discuss Speak, Okinawa. Loyalty Bookstore via CrowdCast, 8 p.m. EST, free.

Patricia Lockwood celebrates No One Is Talking about This with Catherine Cohen. Skylight Books via Livestream, 6 p.m. EST, $5.

Candice Iloh, Jason Reynolds, and Rasheed Copeland join emily brandt for the sixth LINEAGE reading. Wendy’s Subway via Zoom, 7 p.m. EST, free.

Emily St. John Mandel talks with Isaac Fitzgerald about The Glass Hotel. Brookline Booksmith via Zoom, 7 p.m. EST, free.

Wednesday 2/24: Véronique Tadjo presents In the Company of Men. Harvard Bookstore via CrowdCast, 5 p.m. EST, $3.

Rachel Howzell Hall and Hank Phillippi Ryan join the Murder They Wrote series. CrowdCast, 6 p.m. EST, free.

Lauren Oyler presents Fake Accounts. Powerhouse Books via Zoom, 7 p.m. EST, free.

Hermione Lee presents Tom Stoppard: A Life and talks with Tom Stoppard. Greenlight Bookstore via Zoom, 5 p.m. EST, $45.

Patricia Lockwood talks with Jenny Offill about No One Is Talking about This and Weather. Brookline Booksmith via Zoom, 7 p.m. EST, free.

Nicole LaPorte and Jeff Selingo discuss Guilty Admissions: The Bribes, Favors, and Phonies Behind the College Cheating Scandal and Who Gets In and Why: A Year Inside College Admissions. Vroman’s Bookstore via CrowdCast, 6 p.m. PST, free.

Tod Goldberg and Mark Haskell Smith discuss The Low Desert. Skylight Books via CrowdCast, 6:30 p.m. PDT, free.

Philippe Sands talks with Rebecca Mead about The Ratline: The Exalted Life and Mysterious Death of a Nazi Fugitive. Skylight Books via CrowdCast, 12 p.m. PST, free.

Elizabeth Miki Brina talks with Bryan Washington about Speak, Okinawa. Books Are Magic via Zoom, 7 p.m. EST, free.

Thursday 2/25: Elle Johnson joins the Readings By Writers series. Zoom, 5 p.m. PST, free.

Curtis Sittenfeld reads from her work and talks with Darin Strauss. NYU via Zoom, 7 p.m. EST, free.

Cheryl Boyce-Taylor, Jane Cloyd, and host JP Howard join the Women Writers in Bloom series. Zoom, 7:30 p.m. EST, free.

Gabriel Byrne talks with Sarah McNally about Walking with Ghosts. McNally Jackson via Zoom, 7 p.m. EST, $5.

Tanya Selvaratnam and Liz Plank discuss Assume Nothing: A Story of Intimate Violence. Skylight Books via CrowdCast, 6:30 p.m. PDT, free.

Zak Salih presents Let’s Get Back to the Party with Nick White. Harvard Bookstore via CrowdCast, 7 p.m. EST, $3.

Amit Majmudar, Karthika Naïr, and Arundhathi Subramaniam read poetry. Brookline Booksmith via Zoom, 3 p.m. EST, free.

Diane Kerr presents Perigee with Gail Langstroth, Valerie Bacharach, and Celeste Gainey. White Whale Bookstore via Zoom, 6:30 p.m. EST, free.

Maggie Nelson presents The Argonauts. The Ivy Bookshop via Zoom, 6 p.m. EST, free.

Michalis Pichler, Steven Zultanski, and Felipe Becerra presents Ulises Carrión’s sonnets. Zoom, 6 p.m. EST, free.

Rinku Sen, Teresa Younger, and Andi Zeisler join author Koa Beck to discuss her new book, White Feminism: rom the Suffragettes to Influencers and Who They Leave Behind. Community Bookstore via Zoom, 6:30 p.m. EST, free.

Friday 2/26: Karen Lillis, Angele Ellis, and Robert Walicki join Paola Corso to celebrate Vertical Bridges: Poems and Photographs of City Steps. White Whale Bookstore via Zoom, 7 p.m. EST, free.

Saturday 2/27: danica depenhart, Kelly Gray, Rachel Marie Patterson, and Kristy Bowen join the Pretty Owl Poetry series. White Whale Bookstore via Zoom, 7 p.m. EST, free.

Miguel Gutierrez and Ishmael Houston‐Jones join the Segue Series. Zoom, 5 p.m. EST, $5 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 →