Live-Lit Roundup for February 8th-14th, 2016

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Come out to O’Shaughnessy’s Public House (4557 N Ravenswood Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60640) tonight at 7pm for Is This A Thing? featuring Lisa ScottTed Wesenberg, and more. 
// Free and open to the public // 21+ // 


Sappho’s Salon is back at Women & Children First Bookstore (5233 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640) tomorrow night at 7pm; join hosts Eileen Tull and Liz Baudler in welcoming musical duo, The Flaming Wheaties, and comedienne, Sonia Denis. Best of all, there’s a special open mic! // Free and open to the public // 17+ // 


The Smear Campaign presents SlutTalk: A Performance & Dialogue Hosted by Alicia Swiz, Wednesday night at 8pm at the East Room (2828 W Medill Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647); featured performers include Carly OishiBrittany Julious, and more. There will be $5 Lagunitas specials and $3 Paddy Irish shots available. // Get tickets // 21+ // 


Student, Teacher, Author: A Reading & Conversation will join together debut novelist, Ross Ritchell, with his former professors, Eugene Cross and Christine Sneed, in a unique dialogue about the pedagogy of novel writing. This event will take place at Bookends & Beginnings (1712 Sherman Avenue, Alley 1, Evanston, Illinois 60201) Thursday night at 6pm// Free and open to the public // 17+ // 

LGBTQ Valentine’s Day Pride Party will take place at Women & Children First Bookstore (5233 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640) Thursday night at 7pm and will feature a dialogue between host Scott Duff and B. Proud. Don’t miss it! 
// Free and open to the public // 21+ // 

Anne Yoder and Gus Rose are among two of the featured readers headlining the February installment of Lies! Fiction Reading Series at Cafe Mustache (2313 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647) Thursday night at 8pm. It’s sure to be a great show!
// Free and open to the public // 17+ // 


Head out to the Teal Room at Pub 626 (1406 W Morse Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60626) for 2nd Story: Who’s That in the Mirror? Stories of Growth and Reflection featuring readings by Lauren SivakAndrew Reilly, and more. The show starts at 7pm! // Get tickets // 21+ // 

Women & Children First (5233 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640) will be hosting the book launch party for Amina Gautier‘s new short story collection, The Loss of All Things, on Friday night at 7:30pm. // Free and open to the public // 17+ //


Serving the Sentence will take place at the Heartland Cafe (7000 N Glenwood Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60626) Sunday night at 7:30pm and will feature readings by Eileen TullWill Petty, and more! Don’t miss it. // Free and open to the public // 17+ //

That’s All She Wrote will be having a special Valentine’s Day show this Sunday at 8pm at Great Lakes Tattoo (1148 W Grand Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60642). Featured readers include Brooke Allen and Alyson LyonJH Palmer and Angela Benander host.
// BYOB // 21+ //

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