Live Lit Roundup for the week of October 6th, 2014


Don’t miss the fantastic new LGBQT reading series OUTspoken! at Sidetrack Video Bar (3349 N Halsted St, Chicago, Illinois 60657) at 6pm. Tuesday’s show will feature exclusive readings by Brad Balof, Parker Stockman, Judy Fabjance and more. See why we give this series five stars. Free show

Come out to Hopleaf (5148 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640) at 7pm for Tuesday Funk #74. Catch exclusive readings by Dmitry Samarov, Noel Jones and more. Free show 

Two Cookie Minimum presents The Resurrection of the Silver Tongues! Silver Tongue was a student run reading series from 2008-2013 that featured Andi WhiteDevan Marie, Jill SummersMason JohnsonDaniel ShapiroLauryn AllisonIan Dick JonesDave Snyder and our founder, Abby Sheaffer. All will be reading at this special reunion except for Abby. Get to the Hungry Brain (2319 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60618) by 9pm. Suggested $3 donation



A Month Of… presents Disconnect Yourself at Stage 773 (1225 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60657) at 7:30pm. This storytelling series doubles as a cozy potluck dinner, so be sure to bring a dish to pass and share your story about disconnecting yourself. $10 or free admission if you bring a dish to pass 

Story Collector presents Second Hand Stories at Maeve (1325 W Wrightwood Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60614) at 8pm. Readers include Janna SobelDanette Chavez and more. Suggested $7 donation 



The Encyclopedia Show is back at Stage 773 (1225 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60657) at 7:30pmKush ThompsonTom F’N StaffordMolly Kuhlman and more will be reading. Your hosts for the evening are Shanny Jean Maney and Robbie Q. TelferGet tickets 

Come out to the Lizards Liquid Lounge (3058 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60618) at 7:30pm for the Unofficial Book Release Party of The Carnival at BrayJessie Ann Foley’s hotly anticipated novel. Hear Jessie read from her book and be sure to pick up a copy. Free event 



Shame That Tune presents a Tribute to Manhood, Friday at 6:30pm the Hideout Inn (1354 W Wabansia Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60642). Featured readers are Dmitry SamarovAlis Manaila and Julia WeissFree show 



The Paper Machete is happening at the Green Mill (4802 N Broadway St, Chicago, IL 60640) at 3pm. Christopher Piatt hosts. Free show