Live Lit Roundup for the week of December 9th, 2014


Crime and Mystery Fiction enthusiasts take note, Noir At The Bar is happening tonight at 6pm at Quencher’s Saloon (2401 N Western Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647). Featured readers include Kent GowranKevin Helmick and more.

// Free show // 21+ //


The Seven Deadly Sins is celebrating their two-year anniversary tonight at Cafe Mustache (2313 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647) at 8pm. Come hear exclusive readings by Bill HIllmannDaniel Shapiro and more.

// Free show // 



Bring a dish to pass and a story to tell, it’s time for another episode of A Month Of… at Stage 773 (1225 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60657) tomorrow night at 7:30pm. The theme for this month is, “Make Him an Offer He Can’t Refuse”. Come for the delicious potluck dinner and stay for the stories.

// Get tickets // Admission is free if you bring a dish to pass // 


Come out to the Maeve (1325 W Wrightwood Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60614) tonight at 8pm for Story Collector Presents: Second Hand Stories. The series produced by Ray Teresi and hosted by Kelsie Huff has featured readers tell stories from memory, without notes or a pre-rehearsed reading. This month’s storytellers include Lily BeJoe Janes and more.

// Free event // $7 suggested donation // 



Chicago Zine Fest 2015 Bingo Night Fundraiser will take place at the Logan Bar & Grill (2230 N California Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647) Thursday night at 7pm. There is $500 in spectacular prizes including a gift certificate to Quimby’s Bookstore, Second City and more. Best of all, all proceeds go towards helping the annual Chicago Zine Fest. Come out and support a great cause!

// $10 suggested entry fee // 



Come out to Martin’s Corner (2058 W 22nd Pl, Chicago, Illinois 60608) for 7 Stories: Frenemies, Friday night at 8:30pm. There will be an open mic available and featured readers include Emily Roth, John Keefe and more.

// $5 suggested donation // There is a chance to win free beer //



The CHI*PRC proudly presents Paper Vortex! This Saturday at 12pm. Come out to the CHI*PRC headquarters (858 N Ashland Ave Chicago, IL 60622) and get into the holiday spirit by creating special paper crafts and decorations for your loved ones this holiday season. It’s bound to be a great time.

// Please donate to this amazing organization // 


Myopic Books (1564 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60622) in Wicker Park will be a hosting a special reading showcasing the talents of Andy FitchJoel Craig and more, this Saturday at 7pm. Don’t miss the chance to hear an amazing reading at an enchanting bookstore.

// Free event //