Live Lit Roundup for Sunday November 2nd, 2014

Story Club Benefit


Story Club BenefitDana Norris’ incredible reading series, Story Club, is holding an awesome benefit at The Green Mill (4802 N Broadway Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60640) Sunday from 1pm-5pm. Top Hats and Tales will feature exclusive readings with Megan Stielstra and Lily Be, a raffle from awesome gifts from Curbside Splendor and Women & Children First, delicious food from First Slice Pie Cafe, and much more awesomeness. Come out to help this incredible reading series! // Tickets are $20 online or $30 at the door // 


Eileen Myles will be reading at the Poetry Foundation (61 W Superior St, Chicago, IL 60654) at 2pm this Sunday. This special event will be co-hosted by the Chicago Humanities Festival and will pay homage to Myles’ gift for celebrating diversity through her candid humor and provocative insight. // CHF members pay $9 admission // General public pays $12 // Students and teachers pay $5 // Visit // 


Lee-Ann Meredith will be reading from her new book, Angels in My Classroom: How Second Graders Saved My Life at Women & Children First (5233 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60640) Sunday at 4:30pm. Meredith’s powerful and poignant memoir depicts how humanity and passion can overcome even the most problematic educational systems in the nation. // Free event // 


Come Home Chicago, hosted by Don DeGrazia and Matt Martin, will take place at 6pm at The Underground Wonderbar (710 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60654). Come Home Chicago will feature exclusive readings by Rick KoganIrvine WelshJessie Ann Foley and Kevin Coval// Free show // Doors open promptly at 6pm // 


Tim F’n Stafford is doing a special solo show at The Green Mill (4802 N Broadway Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60640) Sunday night at 7pm, and given that this awesome poet doesn’t do many solo shows, you probably would be wise not to miss him performing new stuff. Go this! // $7 cover // 21+ // 


If you’re in the mood for cozy comfort food and down-home storytelling, Janna Sobel cordially invites you to another beautiful installment of Here, Chicago, this Sunday at 8pm at Theater Wit (1229 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60657). Featured readers include Harry GottliebTeQuila Shabazz and more. Best of all, Lindsay Muscato joins Janna Sobel as this month’s co-host. Start the week right by going to this awesome event! // $8 or free if you bring a dish to pass //