Live Lit Roundup for September 8th-13th, 2015



Come out to the Comfort Station Logan Square (2579 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647) tonight at 8pm for Two Cookie Minimum. Special guests to the series include Marnie GallowayErin Ashley, and more. Johnny Misfit hosts. // Free cookies at the door // Donate to the CHI*PRC //


Tomorrow at 6pm, see Rebecca Solnit in conversation with Erin Toale at the first installment of Essay Club at the Chicago Artists Coalition (217 N Carpenter St, Chicago, Illinois 60607). // Free event //

Chicago StorySLAM presents “Generosity”, tomorrow night at 7pm at the Mayne Stage (1328 W Morse Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60626). Authors wishing to tell true stories of acts of kindness within the span of five minutes are welcome to take that chance. // Get tickets // 

A Month Of presents “Dreams: Find the Stuff Fiction is Made Of”, tomorrow night at Stage 773 (1225 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60657) at 7:30pm. Bring a dish to pass and a story to tell for this unique potluck reading series! // Get tickets // 


New York Times bestselling author, Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz, will be reading from her new book, Dr. Mutter’s Marvels, this Thursday at 7pm at the International Museum of Surgical Science (1524 N Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, Illinois 60610). This event is free and open to the public. // $6 suggested donation //

The release party for Joe Meno‘s new novel, Marvel and a Wonder will take place at The Book Cellar (4736-38 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60625) Thursday night at 7pm. Featured readers include Jan Henry-GrayJulia Fine, and more. This event will be sponsored by Gapers Block and Goreyesque. // Free event //

Episode two of the new reading series, Lies! will take place at Cafe Mustache (2313 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647) Thursday at 8pm. Readers include Matt RowanDan Gonzalez, and Christian TeBordo, as well as some special guests. // Free event //


Friday is chock full of exciting events! The Kates present “September is Gonna Be SICK (Part One)” at 7pm at The Book Cellar (4736 N Lincoln Ave Suite 1, Chicago, Illinois 60625), featuring Alisa Rosenthal, Marta Lee, and more. // $10 suggested donation //

Then Loose Chicks is back at Uncharted Books (2620 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647) at 7:15pm. Then at 8pm, come out to The High-Hat Club (1920 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60613) for another installment of PopGoesAlicia LIVE! 


Cap off the week right by joining JH Palmer and Angela Benander for the September installment of That’s All She Wrote at Great Lakes Tattoo (1148 W Grand Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60642) Sunday night at 8pmTim Barnes and Parker Stockman are among the featured readers. // Free event // 

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