Live Lit Roundup for October 5th-11th

The Seminary Co-op Bookstores


Celebrate the release of FREEMAN’S, John Freeman’s exciting new literary journal, tonight at 7pm at the Hideout (1354 W Wabansia Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60642). This special event will feature Aleksandar Hemon reading from his brilliant essay, “In Search of Space Lost” that was featured in the inaugural issue. This event is sponsored by The Seminary Co-op Bookstores. // Free and open to the public // 21+ // 


John McNally will read from his new book, Lord of the Ralphs, alongside Cyn Vargas (On The Way), tomorrow night at 6pm at the DePaul University Richardson Library (2350 N Kenmore Ave, Chicago, IL 60614). // Free and open to the public // All ages // 


Don’t miss Danny Black’s new comedy/storytelling show, Psychotic Break, Wednesday night at 8pm at Schubas (3159 N Southport Ave, Chicago, IL 60657). Joe Nudelman and Cecilia Laird are just a few of the headliners. // Free and open to the public // 21+ // 


John McNally will be at the Book Cellar (4736-38 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60625) Thursday night at 7pm reading from his new Young Adult novel, Lord of the Ralphs. Don’t miss your chance to get a signed copy of this exciting new book! // Free and open to the public // All ages // 

Come out to Cafe Mustache (2313 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647) for another episode of the fiction reading series Lies! The reading takes place at 8pm and will feature Vu Tran (author of Dragonfish), Meghan Lamb, and Zoe Zolbrod. // Free and open to the public // All ages // 


There’s a special Open House at Open Books (651 W Lake St, Chicago, Illinois 60661) all day Saturday from 10am-5:30pm. Events include family fun workshops, the launch of Publishing Academy, and a special performance by Lookingglass Theater, don’t miss the fun! // Free and open to the public // All ages // 


That’s All She Wrote will be celebrating its three year anniversary this Sunday night at 8pm at Great Lakes Tattoo (1148 W Grand Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60642). Featured readers include Ray TeresiStephanie Douglass, and Coya PazAngela Benander and JH Palmer host. // Free and open to the public // 17+//

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