Sunday 11/7: Amorak Huey, Cynthia Atkins, James Knippen, Nathan Spoon, Chelsea B. DesAutels, Nishat Ahmed, and Ananda Lima join Mercy Street Readings. Zoom, 7 p.m. EST, $0-$25.
Monday 11/8: The 2021 Portland Book Festival begins its virtual programming, running through November 12. Literary Arts via Online, free–$100.
Shayda Kafai presents Crip Kinship: The Disability Justice & Art Activism of Sins Invalid. Skylight Books via Crowdcast, 6:30 p.m. PST, free.
Editor Saraciea Fennell presents Wild Tongues Can’t be Tamed: 15 Voices from the Latinx Diaspora, in conversation with contributors Mark Oshiro, Lilliam Rivera, and Ingrid Rojas Contreras. Vroman’s Bookstore via Crowdcast, 5 p.m. PST, free.
Tuesday 11/9: Guest editor Tracy K. Smith and series editor David Lehman present The Best American Poetry 2021 with Chen Chen, Rachel Eliza Griffiths, Nancy Miller Gomez, and Dora Malech. Greenlight Bookstore via Zoom, 7:30 p.m. EST, free.
Wil Haygood presents Colorization: One Hundred Years of Black Films in a White World. Vroman’s Bookstore via Crowdcast, 6 p.m. PST, free.
Asia Renee joins the Cobalt Poets reading series. Zoom, 7:30 p.m. PST, free.
Jotham Burrello, Sara Schaff, and Amy Shearn join the Pen Parentis salon. YouTube and Facebook, 7 p.m. EST, $10.
Wednesday 11/10: Suzanne Cope presents Power Hungry: Women of the Black Panther Party and Freedom Summer and Their Fight to Feed a Movement with Cleo Silvers. Community Bookstore via Zoom, 7:30 p.m. EST, free.
Friday 11/12: Saraciea Fennell talks with Natasha Diaz and Kahlil Haywood about Wild Tongues Can’t be Tamed: 15 Voices from the Latinx Diaspora. Books Are Magic via Zoom, 7 p.m. EST, free.
Briane Broomke, Robert Kolker, Amitava Kumar, Sufiya Abdur-Rahman, and Sarah Mino join the Nonfiction Sessions conference. Friday through Sunday. Goucher College via Online, $20.
Masha Rumer presents Parenting with an Accent: How Immigrants Honor Their Heritage, Navigate Setbacks, and Chart New Paths for Their Children. The Writer’s Center via Zoom, 6 p.m. EST, free.
Saturday 11/13: Kamden Hilliard and Laura Elrick join the Segue Series. Zoom, 4:30 p.m. EST, $5.
Saumya Roy presents Castaway Mountain: Love and Loss Among the Wasterpickers of Mumbai. White Whale Bookstore via Zoom, 7 p.m. ST, free.
Are you planning on to return to in-person events? If so, when? Email Ian MacAllen at [email protected] and let us know! If you have an in-person listing you’d like us to consider, in the subject line of the email, please include the event’s city and date, and in the body of the email, include a link to the event information. Deadline is Tuesday for publication on Sunday.
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.