Live-Lit Roundup for February 15th-21st, 2016

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Essay Fiesta Get Presidential (Again) will take place at The Book Cellar (4736-38 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60625) tonight at 7pm. Featured readers include Steve Gadin and Megan Kirby// Donations are encouraged // 17+ // 


Come out to the Poetry Foundation (61 W Superior St, Chicago, Illinois 60654) tomorrow night at 7pm for the February installment of the Open Door Readings, featuring Alison OgunmokunMark Turcotte, and more. // Free and open to the public // 17+ //

WRITE CLUB is back at the Hideout (1354 W Wabansia Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60642) tomorrow night at 7pm; featured readers include Andie NelsonMae Rice, and more. // $10 // 21+ //


The Chicago Publisher’s Resource Center (858 N Ashland Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60622) will be hosting the Wasted Pages Reading Wednesday night at 7pm; headliners include Annabel Lang, Michelle Marcellus, and more. // $5 // BYOB // 21+ // 


Amanda GoldblattNathan Hoks, and Emily Siporia will be reading in ape suits (you read that correctly) at Absinthe & Zygote #27 at the Chicago Publisher’s Resource Center (858 N Ashland Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60622) Friday night at 7pm. Don’t miss it! 
// Free and open to the public // 17+ // 


You’re Being Ridiculous presents “Oops” at the Mayne Stage (1328 W Morse Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60626) Saturday night at 7pmLily BeNestor Gomez, and Claire Zulkey are among the featured performers. Get your tickets now! // Get tickets // 17+ // 

Old School/New School will take place at Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro (3905 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60613) Saturday night at 8pm. Don’t miss exclusive stories by Megan Wells and Elizabeth Cambridge// $15  // 21+ //


Come out to The Whistler (2421 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647) for the February installment of The Marrow, Sunday night at 5pm. Queen Lily Be is a featured reader; Leah Pickett and Naomi Huffman host. // Free and open to the public // 21+ // 

Did we miss anything? Email us at chicagoliterati(at)gmail(dot)com and we’ll get right on it!