East End Books

August 24, 2022

Provincetown, MA


This event will take place on the waterfront and stream on Zoom.
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Miss Manhattan Reading Series

Niagara Bar

September 12, 2022

Details TBA

Ringwood Public Library

Ringwood, New Jersey

October 20, 2022

6:30 p.m.

Ian MacALlen returns to his hometown library to present Red Sauce with presentation and Q&A.

Past Events

Ditmas Lit Reading Series

Hinterlands Bar

May 25, 2022

8 pm

Ditmas Park, Brooklyn


Joining me will be Vanessa Chan, Andres Cordoba, and Megan Milks.

Franklin Park Reading Series

May 9, 2022

8 pm

Franklin Park


Joining me is Maud Newtown, Chloe Cooper Jones, Susan Shapiro, Edgar Gomez, and Leah Goodridge

WORD Bookstore Jersey City

May 11, 2022

7 pm

Jersey City


Ian MacAllen talks red sauce at WORD Bookstore in Jersey City

Joined in conversation with Jonathan Corcoran, author of The Rope Swing

Ditmas Lit

February 19, 2020



I joined the reading at the last minute after one of the readers dropped out.

Ditmas Lit

Aug 15, 2018


8 pm


Readers: Alizah Rose Salario, Ian MacAllen, Brad Wetherell, and James Yeh.

H.I.P Lit Summer Series

July 10, 2018



H.I.P Lit's summer series hosted me along with Kris Waldhe, Simeon Marsalis, Mychal Denzel Smith, and Catherine Carberry

Manhattanville Reading Series

Nov 29, 2016

Unnameable Books

7:30 pm


The Manhattanville Reading Series is a Franklin Park Reading Series-affiliated event for emerging writers. Readers were Isaac Fitzgerald (Buzzfeed Books Editor) and emerging stars Joy Baglio, Ian MacAllen, and Darley Stewart.

The Disagreement Series

Nov 22, 2016

Hi-Fi Bar

8 pm


Readers: Stu Watson, Sarah Wang, Jen Levitt, and Ian MacAllen

English Kills Review Reading

Sept 28, 2014

Mellow Pages Library

7 pm

Ian at Mellow Pages

I hosted Melissa Adamo, Alex Norcia, Melissa Swantkowski, and Dana Jaye Cadman at the Mellow Pages Library for a reading celebrating English Kills Review. Photos from Big City Sasquatch