Live Lit Roundup for the week of August 31st, 2015


Kick off the month right by going to Tuesday Funk #85 at Hopleaf (5148 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640) tomorrow night at 7:30pm. Featured readers include Amanda Claire BuckleyBrian Heath, and Jill Howe// Free show // 21+ // 


RUI: Reading Under the Influence is back at Sheffield’s (3258 N Sheffield Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60657) so grab a beer and settle in for a night of reading series fun blended with good old fashioned bar trivia. Brendan Tynan Buck and Naomi Huffman are among the featured readers, don’t miss out! The show kicks off at 7pm. //$3 cover // 21+ // 

Carrie Etter, Jacquelyn Pope, Don Share and Hilda Sheehan will be reading at Women & Children First (5233 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640) this Wednesday at 7:30pm. This reading is free and open to the public.


Story Club North Side presents: “Detention”, Thursday night at 7:30pm the Holiday Club ( 4000 N Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL 60613). Headliners include Megan Kirby, Ozivell Ecford, and Charles Hinriksson. You can throw your hat into the ring to tell a story too, so long as that story falls within the mandated eight minute mark. Ali Kelley hosts. //$10 suggested donation // 21+ // 

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