More from this author → 2A, 7:30 p.m., free. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free. The Strand, 7 p.m., $15. Lawrence Detlor, Zefyr Lisowski, Kyle McCarthy, and Bob Raymonda join the Ditmas Lit reading series. BookCulture Columbus, 7 p.m., free. Friday 5/18: Jamel Brinkley talks with Tomi Obaro about A Lucky Man. Vi Khi Nao, Moina Pam Dick, Liz Bowen, and Katy Mongeau read poetry. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free. For past events, visit the archives here. Madisen Kuhn presents poetry collection Please Don’t Go Before I Get Better. Pete’s Candy Store, 7:30 p.m., free. Hinterlands, 8 p.m., free. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5. Jamel Brinkley discuss A Lucky Man with Angela Flournoy. Amy Lawless, Damien Tillman, Diana Sue Hamilton, Sarah Vandervennet, Phoebe Glick, Hawa Allan, and Allyson Paty read poetry. ***
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Notable NYC: 5/12–5/18
By Ian MacAllen
May 12th, 2018
Saturday 5/12: Ed Sanders and Stacy Szymaszek join the Segue Series. He tweets @IanMacAllen and is online at IanMacAllen.com. Blanche McCrary talks with Hannah Tinti about The Tomb of the Unknown Racist. Berkeley Carroll’s Marlene Clary Performance Space, 7:30 p.m., $30. Carly Joy Miller, Victor Elan Vazquez, and Grady Chambers celebrate the release of poetry collection, Ceremonial. Cleo Wade presents Heart Talk: Poetic Wisdom for a Better Life. Thursday 5/17: Lore Segal, Yesenia Montilla, Collin Frazier, and Yuxi Lin celebrate the latest issue of Epiphany magazine. Poetry Project, 8 p.m., $8. Tuesday 5/15: Tori Telfer and Silvia Killingsworth discuss Lady Killers: Deadly Women Throughout History. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free. John Deming and Fred Marchant join the Monday Night Poetry series. Andrea Jarrell and Melissa Scholes discuss their books I’m the One Who Got Away and Flood. Scott Hess, Ethan Shafran Moltz, Joel Remland, Amy Remland, and Andres Cerpa join the Lyrics, Lit & Liquor series. His writing has appeared in Joyland Magazine, The Billfold, Fiction Advocate, Electric Cereal, Thought Catalog, and io9. Carley Moore, Dawn Lundy Martin, and Stephanie K. Mary Karr talks with Meghan O’Rourke. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free. Ian MacAllen is the Rumpus Deputy Editor and founder of English Kills Review an online literary magazine focused on books, authors, and New York City. He holds a Master’s Degree in English from Rutgers University and lives in Brooklyn. David Lehman presents Next Line, Please. Wednesday 5/16: Amna Ahmad, Charlotte Crowe, Dana Czapnik, Erik Hoel, Andrew Mangan, Crystal Powell, Maud Streep, Alexandra Tanner, and Hubert Vigilla close out their 2017 Emerging Writers Fellowship from the Center for Fiction with a final reading. Jessica Knoll talks with Lisa Lucas about The Favorite Sister. Sunday 5/13: Mary-Kim Arnold, Sarah Bridgins, Ben Fama, Michelle Junot, Nabila Lovelace, and Caitlin Scarano join the Dead Rabbits reading series. WORD – Brooklyn, 7 p.m., $5. Tip your bartenders. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free. Richard Russo talks with Eddie Joyce about his essay collection. Spoonbill & Sugartown – Montrose Ave., 7 p.m., free. Marcella Durand and Eugene Lim join the Poetry Project series. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free. Corey Mead, Julia Specht, and Iris Martin Cohen join the Brooklyn Writers Space reading series. Anna Hecker presents When the Beat Drops. Warby Parker (Brooklyn, NY), 7 p.m., free. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free. Books Are Magic, 7 p.m., free. DTUT, 8 p.m., free. The Strand, 7 p.m., $10. WORD – Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m., $5. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free. Deadline is Tuesday for publication on Saturday. In the subject line of the email, please include the event’s date and in the email, include a link to the event information. Monday 5/14: Alexander Chee, Gregory Pardlo, Hanif Abdurraqib, Mike Scalise, and Sandy Allen join the Franklin Park Reading series. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 9:30 p.m., free. Sean Santiago, Mitchell Kuga, Max Steele, and Robyn Kanner celebrate Cakeboy Magazine.