Wit Rabbit 50 will take place at Quencher’s Saloon (2401 N Western Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647) at 7pm. Featured readers include Ben Clark and Joel Craig. // Free and open to the public // 21+ //
It’s the first Tuesday Funk of 2016 Tuesday night at Hopleaf (5148 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640) at 7:30pm! Christopher Sweet, Robert O’Connor, and Mare Swallow will read. Eden Robins and Andrew Huff host. // Free and open to the public // 21+ //
Nate Marshall, H. Melt, and Philip B. Williams will be reading at Young Chicago Authors (1180 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60642) Wednesday night at 6:30pm. Don’t miss it! // Free and open to the public // All ages //
The Skewer 3: The Greatest Gift of All is this Wednesday at 8pm at Cafe Mustache (2313 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647). Featured readers include Pari Karim and Callie Hack. // Free and open to the public // 17+ //
Story Club North Side presents “Wrong Number”, Thursday night at 7:30pm at The Holiday Club (4000 N Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL 60613). Headliners include Alicia Swiz, Randall Colburn, and Gina Watters.
// $10 suggested donation // 21+ //
the kates are back! Don’t miss “January is Jammin’ (Part One)” at the Book Cellar (4736-38 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60625) at 7pm. Featured readers include LeeAnn Yops and Whitney Currier, Amy Sumpter hosts. // $10 suggested donation // 21+ //
The sassy shameful reading series We Still Like You is this Saturday at 10pm at the Collaboration Theater Company (1579 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622). Headliners include Danii Gallegos, Erin Diamond, and Sonia Denis. J. Michael Osborne and Tyler Snodgrass host.
// $5 suggested donation // 21+ //
Serving The Sentence will take place at the Heartland Café (7000 N Glenwood Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60626) Sunday night at 7:30pm. Featured readers include Alisa Rosenthal, Lisa Scott, and more. Maggie Jenkins hosts. // Cash donations suggested // 17+ //
That’s All She Wrote will be having a belated New Years celebration at Great Lakes Tattoo (1148 W Grand Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60642) at 8pm on Sunday. Alicia Swiz, Mae Rice, Kevin Gladish, and Julia Borcherts will be reading. Angela Benander and JH Palmer host. // BYOB // Free // 21+ //
Did we miss something? Email us at chicagoliterati(at)gmail(dot)com with your live-lit event and we’ll be sure to feature it in upcoming installments!