Notable Online: 3/14–3/20

By

Sunday 3/14: Kazuo Ishiguro presents Klara and the Sun. Book Passage via Zoom, 1 p.m. PDT, $35.

Rebecca Morgan Frank reads poetry with the Open Mouth Readings. Zoom, 7 p.m. CDT, free.

Monday 3/15: Jessica Zucker presents I Had a Miscarriage: A Memoir, a Movement with Erica McAfee. Skylight Books via CrowdCast, 6:30 p.m. PDT, free.

Imbolo Mbue presents How Beautiful We Were with Yiyun Li. Harvard Bookstore via CrowdCast, 7 p.m. EDT, $33.25.

Jessica Winter presents The Fourth Child with Rumaan Alam. Books Are Magic via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.

Rebecca Handler talks with Andrew Sean Greer about Edie Richter Is Not Alone. McNally Jackson via Zoom, 5 p.m. EDT, free.

Jill Santopolo talks with Donna Freitas about Everything After. McNally Jackson via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.

Katie Engelhart presents The Inevitable: Dispatches on the Right to Die with Larissa MacFarquhar. Greenlight Bookstore via Zoom, 7:30 p.m. EDT, free.

Cory McCarthy, A. R. Capetta, Anna-Marie McLemore, and Mark Oshiro discuss That Way Madness Lies: XV of Shakespeare’s Most Notable Works Reimagined. The Strand via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, $5.

DongWon Song, Rakia Clark, Angeline Rodriguez, and Meghan Deans attempt to demystify the publishing experience drawing on their experience as agents, editors, and publishing professionals. Electric Literature via CrowdCast, 6 p.m. EDT, $10.

Candace Jane Opper, Marcos Gonsalez, Jeannine Ouellette, and Randa Jarrar join host Lilly Dancyger for Memoir Monday, Zoom, 8 p.m. EDT, free.

Tuesday 3/16: Mike Hickey will join the Cobalt Poets reading series. Zoom, 7:30 p.m. PDT, free.

William Deverell talks with Robin Abcarian about Kathy Fiscus: A Tragedy That Transfixed the Nation. Vroman’s Bookstore via CrowdCast, 6 p.m. PDT, free.

Rosemary Winslow and Catherine Lee are joined by contributors Nancy Naomi Carlson, Teri Ellen Cross Davis, Yael Flusberg, and Bonnie Naradzay to celebrate the anthology Deep Beauty: Experiencing Wonder When the World Is on Fire. Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.

Gregory Brown talks with Alexander Chee about The Lowering Days. Brookline Booksmith via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.

Kazuo Ishiguro talks about Klara and the Sun with Ron Charles. Left Bank Books via Facebook, 7 p.m. EDT, book purchase required.

Pola Oloixarac presents Mona with Lauren Oyler. Community Bookstore via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.

Forsyth Harmon presents Justine with Melissa Broder. Skylight Books via CrowdCast, 6:30 p.m. PST, free.

Wednesday 3/17: George Saunders hosts a master class with CityLit Festival. Zoom, 7:30 p.m. EDT, $10.

Lisa Zeidner talks with Ron Charles about Who Says? Mastering Point of View in Fiction. The Center for Fiction via Zoom, 7:30 p.m. EDT, free.

Ralph Blumenthal presents The Believer: Alien Encounters, Hard Science, and the Passion of John Mack. Skylight Books via CrowdCast, 6:30 p.m. PST, free.

Jamal Greene presents How Rights Went Wrong: Why Our Obsession with Rights Is Tearing America Apart. Harvard Bookstore via CrowdCast, 7 p.m. EDT, $5 suggested.

Halimah Marcus and Brandon Taylor host Submission Roulette, discuss submitting to journals, and offer advice. Electric Literature via CrowdCast, 6 p.m. EDT, $10.

Michael J. Sandel presents The Tyranny of Merit: What’s Become of the Common Good. Brookline Booksmith via Zoom, 7:30 p.m. EDT, free.

Diane Wilson presents The Seed Keeper. Books Are Magic via Zoom, 7 p.m. EST, free.

Thursday 3/18: Jess Zimmerman presents Women and Other Monsters: Building a New Mythology with Helen Rosner. Books Are Magic via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.

Joshua Mohr joins the Readings By Writers series. Zoom, 5 p.m. PDT, free.

Lucy Ives presents Cosmogony. 192 Books streaming online, 6 p.m. EDT, free.

Kim Addonizio talks with Sandra Beasley about Now We’re Getting Somewhere. McNally Jackson via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.

Rebecca Sacks presents City of a Thousand Gates and talks with Lameece Issaq. Book Passage via Zoom, 5 p.m. PDT, free.

Adam Levin presents Bubblegum and talks with Lauren Oyler, author of Fake Accounts. Book Cellar via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.

Viet Thanh Nguyen talks with Walter Mosley about The Committed. Brookline Booksmith via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.

Jamie Figueroa and Carla Bruce-Eddings discuss Brother, Sister, Mother, Explorer. Loyalty Bookstores via CrowdCast, 6 p.m. EDT, free.

Friday 3/19: Joan E. Bauer celebrates The Camera Artist with Celeste Gainey, Richard St. John, and Arlene Weiner. White Whale Boosktore via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.

Joshua Mohr discusses how to make a memoir dynamic. The Resort LIC via Zoom, 5 p.m. EDT, $20.

Saturday 3/20: Diana Cage and Jackie Ess join Segue Series. Zoom, 5 p.m. EDT, $5 suggested.

***

If you have a listing you’d like us to consider, please contact [email protected]. In the subject line of the email, please include the event’s date. Please include the virtual platform, time zone, and a link to the event information in the body of your email.

For past events, visit the Notable Online archives here.


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 →