Live Lit Roundup for September 14th-18th


Is This A Thing? presents “Let’s Dance” tonight at O’Shaughnessy’s Public House (4557 N Ravenswood Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60640) at 7pm. Join host Ines Bellina and featured storytellers Lindsay Eanet, Karen Genelly, Mary Lorenz, Jo-Elle Munchak, Jocelyn Pinkerton and James Sweeney for a night of fun and fascinating stories that’ll make you want to cut a rug! // Free event // 21+ //


WRITE CLUB returns to The Hideout (1354 W Wabansia, Chicago, Illinois 60622) tomorrow night at 7pm. Join Overlord, Ian Belknap and featured storytellers Carly Oishi and Jeremy Owens for a night of fast-paced fun. // $10 at the door // 21+ //

Dustin Monk and Ana Fernatt are just two of the headliners who will be reading at The Pungent Parlour this Tuesday. Come out to Black Rock Pub & Kitchen (3614 N Damen Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60618) tomorrow night at 8:30pm, grab a burger and a beer, and enjoy some great stories courtesy of this awesome reading series. Jeff Philips and Jeremy Solomon host. // Free admission // $3 beer specials // 21+ // 


Gather ’round the campfire with Story Sessions this Saturday at 6:30pm for a very special event. Story Sessions presents “Creep” at the Little House of Glencoe (690 Birch Rd, Glencoe, Illinois 60022). Featured storytellers include Doug Reed, Andrew Huff, and Jennifer Peepas, and music will be performed by Andy Miller and Karl Neurauter. There will be a pre-show potluck and hot chocolate and s’mores will be provided by Jill Howe and Rachael Smith. Don’t miss out on this fun event! // Get tickets // 


Come out to The Whistler (2421 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647) Sunday night at 6pm for The Marrow hosted by Leah Pickett and Naomi Huffman. Featured readers include Dipka Mukherjee and Mason Johnson. // Free event // 21+ // 

Want to be included in our Live Lit Roundup? Email us at chicagoliterati(at)gmail(dot)com with a PDF file of your event’s press release and we’ll be sure to include you in future installments!