Astoria Bookshop, 7 p.m., free. Sarah Jean Grimm, Seth Landman, and Debora Kuan join the Brooklyn Poets Reading Series. For past events, visit the archives here. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free. Anne Helen Petersen discusses Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud. Maile Meloy discusses Do Not Become Alarmed with Emma Straub. Spoonbill & Sugartown- Montrose Ave, 7 p.m., free. Marci Calabretta Cancio-Bello, Jason Bayani, and Shelley Wong read poetry. Carson, and Chris Clarke discuss Schluter’s translation of The King in the Golden Mask. BAM, 7:30 p.m., $25. Jessie Chaffee, Pat Hipp, Jacob Kaplan, and Alice Sola Kim join the Ditmas Lit reading series. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free. Powerhouse Archway, 7 p.m., free. 192 Books, 7 p.m., free. His writing has appeared in Joyland Magazine, The Billfold, Electric Cereal, Thought Catalog, and io9. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free. Eugene Lim, Donald Breckenridge, and John Yau discuss Dear Cyborgs. 61 Local, 7:30 p.m., free. Thursday 6/22: Rosecrans Baldwin and Dan Riley presents their latest novels, The Last Kid Left and Fly Me, respectively. WORD Jersey City, 5 p.m., free. « Previous post like this
Notable NYC: 6/17–6/23
By Ian MacAllen
June 17th, 2017
Sunday 6/18: Sherman Alexie presents his memoir You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me. Victor LaValle talks with Daniel José Older about The Changeling. Monday 6/19: Arundhati Roy presents The Ministry of Utmost Happiness. Amelia Gray talks with Alexandra Kleeman about Isadora. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free. Ian MacAllen is the Rumpus Interviews Editor and founder of English Kills Review an online literary magazine focused on books, authors, and New York City. Catherine Lacey presents The Answers in conversation with Leslie Jamison. Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free. NYU Bookstore, 7 p.m., free. He tweets @IanMacAllen and is online at IanMacAllen.com. Walter Hopps talks with Hilton Als, Anne Doran, and Deborah Treisman about The Dream Colony. Hinterlands Bar, 8 p.m., free. More from this author → Sarah Ladipo Manyika presents Like a Mule Bringing Ice Cream to the Sun. ***
If you have a listing you’d like us to consider, please contact [email protected]. Lucio Zago presents a graphic history of Williamsburg, Williamsburg Shorts. Jacqueline Woodson reads Another Brooklyn. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free. Sarah Gerard, author of The Sunshine State talks with Bethany Ball about What t0 Do About the Solomons. Kay Gabriel, Merritt K, Stephen Ira, and Cam Scott read in celebration of Elegy Department Spring / Candy Sonnets. Anna Solomon, Gina Zucker, Ellen Umansky, and Sally Kohn join the Brooklyn Writers Space for reading. He holds a Master’s Degree in English from Rutgers University and lives in Brooklyn. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free. The Strand, 7 p.m., $15. Miranda Pennington discusses her memoir A Girl Walks into a Book. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free. Friday 6/23: Kit Schluter, Margaret B. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free. Greenlight Lefferts Gardens, 7:30 p.m., free. Deadline is Tuesday for publication on Saturday. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free. Tuesday 6/20: Angelica Baker discusses Our Little Racket with Julia Pierpont, author of Among the Ten Thousand Things. In the subject line of the email, please include the event’s date and in the email, include a link to the event information. Wednesday 6/21: Daniel Wallace and Elizabeth Strout discuss Wallace’s Extraordinary Adventures.