Live Lit Roundup for the week of April 6th, 2015



Toni Nealie, Zhou Sivan and Angela Narciso Torres will be reading at The Alphabet of Distant Harbors, tonight at the Chicago Cultural Center (78 E Washington St, Chicago, IL 60602) at 6:30pm. This event will be curated by Dipika Mukherjee// Free and open to the public //


Do Not Submit will take place at Mayne Stage Pub (1328 W Morse Ave, Chicago, IL 60626) tonight at 7pm. Sign-up for stories is 7:30pm. Each reader who signs up gets seven minutes at the mic to tell a personal story. Your hosts for the evening are Elizabeth Cambridge and Rebecca Anderson// Free // 21+ // 




Come out to Hopleaf (5148 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60640) Tuesday night at 7:30pm for another installment of Tuesday Funk featuring Mikki Kendall, Mary Anne Mohanraj, Parker Molloy, Christian Picciolini and Sara Ross Witt. Your hosts for the evening are Eden Robins and Andrew Huff// Free // 21+ // 


The Poetry Foundation (61 W Superior St, Chicago, Illinois 60654) presents Poetry on the Shelf: Third Man Books at the Poetry Foundation, tomorrow night at 7pm. Featured poets include Rachel BellLarry O. Dean, S. Whitney Holmes and more. // Free and open to the public // All ages // 


Night of the Living Dorks will take place at 7:30pm at Elastic (3429 W Diversey #208, Chicago, Illinois 60647) and will feature poetry readings by Derrick Brown, Franny Choi, Fatimah Asghar, Robbie Q. Telfer and more! This event will be hosted by Death From Below// Bring your voting receipt to be added to a special raffle // 17+ // 


Do Not Submit will take place at the Brookfield Community Sanctuary (3747 Grand Blvd, Brookfield, IL 60513) at 8pm, with open mic sign-up happening at 8:15pm. Hosted by Maureen Muldoon and Kimberly Duncan// Free // All ages // 


A Month Of presents “Telephones and Trains” at Stage 773 (1225 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL 60657) at 7:30pm. Sign-up as soon as you get the event to be able to tell your personal story. // $10 admission or free with a dish to pass // All ages // 


Do Not Submit: Pilsen will take place at La Catrina Cafe (1011 W 18th St, Chicago, IL 60608) Thursday night at 7pm. Sign-up for the open mic starts as soon as you get there with stories beginning at 7:30pm. This event will be hosted by Nestor Gomez and Katy Nielsen// Free // 17+ // 


Loose Chicks is back at Uncharted Books (2620 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647) Friday night at 7:15pm. Featured readers include Britt JuliousEileen Tull and more. Roberta Miles and Jillian Erickson host. // Free // 17+ // 


Do Not Submit: Englewood will take place at Kusanya Cafe (825 W 69th St, Chicago, IL 60621), Saturday at 3pm, with stories going live at 3:30pmChuck Harris and Stephanie Douglass host. // Free // 17+ //