CODEX, 7:30 p.m., free. Deadline is Tuesday for publication on Saturday. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 4 p.m., free. Jerome Ellison Murphy, Jen Levitt, Joey De Jesus, and Lynne DeSilva-Johnson joins the WEIRDD reading series. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free. Amber Tamblyn talks with Morgan Jerkins about Any Man. Gordon Faylor, and Monica McClure join the PT at the Chateau series. Hannah Assabe, Ife Olujobi, Katherine Tom, Yeelen Cohen, Ramsi TH, Mila Myles, Monique Muse Dodd, Muna Mohamad, Nana Chinara, Parissah Lin, Raven Cassell, Thandiwe Zulu, Vanessa Newman, Ximena Alejandra Izquierdo Ugaz, Lana C Marilyn, and Rafia Santana join the Final Fantasy series. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free. Hannah Orenstein presents Playing with Matches. WORD – Brooklyn, 7 p.m., $5. Paul Legault, Iris Cushing, Adam Tedesco, Chad Frisbie, Shira Dentz, and Micah Zevin join the Cool as F*** series. Bud Smith celebrates Double Bird with Brian Alan Ellis, Jane-Rebecca Cannarella, and Keri Smith. KGB, 7 p.m., free. Friday 6/29: Alexandra Kleeman and Alex Gilvarry discuss the reading life. Melissa Febos, Lynn Melnick, Nathaniel Popkin, Stephanie Feldman, Cynthia Oka, and Bassey Ikpi celebrate Who Will Speak for America?, co-hosted with VIDA. Alexander Chee presents How to Write an Autobiographical Novel. For past events, visit the archives here. WORD – Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m., $5. Meg Onli, Chia-Lun Chang, and Vi Khi Nao celebrate Saretta Morgan’s chapbook from Ugly Duckling Presse, Feeling Upon Arrival. He tweets @IanMacAllen and is online at IanMacAllen.com. Caryl Phillips presents A View of the Empire at Sunset and discusses it with Hilton Als. He holds a Master’s Degree in English from Rutgers University and lives in Brooklyn. Alissa Quart talks with George Packer about Squeezed. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free. Friends and Loves, readings 7 p.m., dancing 10 p.m., $7. The Strand, 7 p.m., $15. Kim Calder, J. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free. Sona Charaipotra, Preeti Chhibber, Melissa de la Cruz, E.C. B&N 82nd Street, 7 p.m., free. Trause celebrate Flapperhouse 23. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free. Thursday 6/28: Joshua Keating joins Slate to discuss Invisible Countries. More from this author → Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free. Monday 6/25: Erica Jong, Philip Schultz, Jennifer Belle, and Jill Hoffman celebrate the launch of Mudfish 20. Tuesday 6/26: Eliza Griswold talks with David Wallace-Wells about Amity and Prosperity. Alexandra Kleeman, Maria Lioutaia, Kyra Simone, and Madeline Kearin celebrate Conjunctions issue 70. Pacific Standard, 7 p.m., free. Wednesday 6/27: Emma Brockes talks with Meg Wolitzer about An Excellent Choice, a look at motherhood. Myers, Ellen Oh, and Shveta Thakrar celebrate A Thousand Beginning and Endings. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free. Peter Coviello and Sarah Blackwood discuss Long Players: A Love Story in Eighteen Songs. Alissa Quart talks with Rob Lieber about Squeezed. « Previous post like this
Notable NYC: 6/23–6/29
By Ian MacAllen
June 23rd, 2018
Sunday 6/24: Lucy Bellwood presents 100 Demon Dialogues and talks about it with Rumpus Editor-in-Chief Marisa Siegel. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free. His writing has appeared in Joyland Magazine, The Billfold, Fiction Advocate, Electric Cereal, Thought Catalog, and io9. Nell Painter talks with Clay Risen about Old in Art School: A Memoir of Starting Over. BookCulture – 112th Street, 7 p.m., free. Jennifer Soong, Kristin Prevallet, Robert Fitterman, and others join Futurepoem for a night of readings. Leland Cheuk, Ariel Francisco, Alibi Jones, Olivia Mardwig, Kailey Tedesco, and John J. Greenlight – Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free. Gabriel Tallent presents My Absolute Darling. Salman Rushdie presents The Golden House. ***
If you have a listing you’d like us to consider, please contact [email protected]. Pete’s Candy Store, 6:30 p.m., free. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free. In the subject line of the email, please include the event’s date and in the email, include a link to the event information. Salman Rushdie presents The Golden House. Richmondtown Library, Staten Island, 6:30 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. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free. Meghan MacLean Weir talks about The Book of Essie with Rachel Lyon. McNally Jackson – Williamsburg, 7 p.m., free. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free. Books Are Magic, 7 p.m., free. Spoonbill & Sugartown – Montrose, 7 p.m., free. Alexander Chee talks with Cheryl Pearl Sucher about How to Write an Autobiographical Novel.