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Whether you are looking for stories and poems about your favorite mammals, or a Tumblr hosted bash, you’re sure to find some great events in the roundup this week. Come out to celebrate debuts by Sarah Gerard and Nicole Haroutunian at Housing Works and Powerhouse Arena, or learn about the business side of writing at Lillian Vernon House. Best of all, every event featured this week is totally free. 

Monday, March 23, 2015

Jynne Dilling Martin & Jonathan Meiburg at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe
126 Crosby Street
New York, NY 10012

7:00pm

Celebrate Jynne Dilling Martin’s debut collection of poetry, We Mammals in Hospitable Times, with songs and stories inspired by animals. Much of the book was written during Martin’s time as an Antarctic Writer in Residence. 

FREE

James Hannaham & Jennifer Egan at Greenlight Bookstore
686 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217

7:30pm

Join James Hannaham to celebrate the release of his new novel, Delicious Foods. Jennifer Egan will join him in conversation. This is a 2015 First Editions Club selection.

FREE

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015

César Aira at McNally Jackson
52 Prince Street
New York, NY 10012

7:00pm

Rivka Galchen will join César Aira to discuss The Musical Brain. 

FREE

Shulem Deen at BookCourt
163 Court Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

7:00pm

Shulem Deen will discuss his memoir, All Who Go Do Not Return, which focuses on his insular upbringing and eventual loss of faith. 

FREE

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Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Sarah Gerard and Justin Taylor at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe
126 Crosby Street
New York, NY 10012

7:00pm

Sarah Gerard will discuss her debut novel, Binary Star, with Justin Taylor.

FREE

Nic Brown at KGB Bar
85 East 4th Street
New York, NY 10003

7:00pm

Spend the evening with novelist Nic Brown. His latest novel, In Every Way, was released last month.

FREE

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Thursday, March 26, 2015

Nina MacLaughlin at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe
126 Crosby Street
New York, NY 10012

7:00pm

Join Tumblr in celebrating the new memoir, Hammer Head, by Nina MacLaughlin. Rosie Schaap, Cara Nicoletti, and Kate Bolick will join her in conversation. There will be free snacks and drinks, courtesy of Tumblr.

FREE

Nicole Haroutunian at The Powerhouse Arena
37 Main Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

7:00pm

Celebrate the release of Nicole Haroutunian’s debut collection of short stories, Speed Dreaming. Saïd Sayrafiezadeh will join her in conversation.

FREE

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Friday, March 27, 2015

Thomas Pierce at Community Bookstore
143 Seventh Avenue
Brooklyn NY 11215

7:00pm

Thomas Pierce will read from his short story collection, The Hall of Small Mammals. Halimah Marcus will join him in conversation.

FREE

The Intersection of Literary and Commercial Fiction at Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House
58 West 10th Street
New York, NY 10003

5:00pm

Come out for a panel discussion with Amy Einhorn, Suzanna Gluck, Seth Fishman, and Melissa Flashman. Harriet Shenkman will moderate the conversation.

FREE


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Jennifer Morell

Jennifer Ray Morell is a teacher and writer from Queens, New York. Her work has appeared in Slate, Tin House, Trop, Newtown Literary, and Underwater New York. Follow her on twitter at @heyjenray or at jenraymorell.com.