Live-Lit Roundup for January 11th-17th

Monday

The Moth presents Chicago StorySLAM tonight at 5pm at Haymarket Pub & Brewery (737 W Randolph St, Chicago, Illinois 60661). Sign-up for the open mic to tell your stories about Courage// Get tickets // 21+ // 

 

Tuesday

Chicago Zine Fest will be holding it’s annual Pizza Jam at Dimo’s (1615 N Damen Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647) tomorrow night at 6pm. There will be $2 PBR specials and $1 from ever pizza sold will benefit Chicago Zine Fest. 
// Donations encouraged // 21+ // 

Sappho’s Salon is back at Women & Children First (5233 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640) tomorrow night at 7:30pm. Featured readers include Deborah Jian Lee and Lily Be.
//$7-$10 sliding scale admission // 17+ //

Wednesday

Mira Ptacin will be reading from her memoir, Poor Your Soul, Wednesday night at 7:30pm at Women & Children First (5233 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640). // Free and open to the public // 17+ //

Thursday

The book launch party for Abby Geni‘s debut novel, The Lightkeepers, will take place Thursday night at 7:30pm at Women & Children First (5233 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640). // Free and open to the public // All ages //

Don’t miss Lies! Fiction Reading Series this Thursday at 8pm at Cafe Mustache (2313 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647). Featured headliners include Naomi Huffman and James Tadd Adcox
// Free and open to the public // All ages // 

Friday

Ogze Samanci will be reading from his new book, Dare To Disappoint: Growing Up in Turkey, Friday night at 7:30pm at Women & Children First (5233 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640).
// Free and open to the public // All ages // 

The Group Project and Pop Vultures team up for Work In Progress: An Open Mic (2216 W. Cullerton Street, Chicago, IL) Friday night at 8:30pm. Sign-up to read at the open mic starts promptly at 8:30.
// $5 suggested donation // BYOB // 21+ //

Fillet of Solo will take place over the course of the entire weekend at The Book Cellar and Lifeline Theatre, details to follow. 

Sunday

The Marrow is back at The Whistler (2421 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647) Sunday night at 6pm. Featured readers include comedian Tim BarnesLaura Scruggs, and Caro MaconNaomi Huffman and Leah Picket host. // Free and open to the public // 21+ // 

Did we miss something? Email us at chicagoliterati(at)gmail(dot)com with your live-lit event and we’ll be sure to add the event to future installments.