Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin, Conor O’Callaghan, and Caitríona O’Reilly will be reading at Poetry off the Shelf tomorrow night at 7pm at the Poetry Foundation (61 W Superior St, Chicago, Illinois 60654) in a special event co-sponsored with Wake Forest University Press.
// Free and open to the public // 17+ //
Don’t miss the March installment of Miss Spoken at the Gallery Cabaret (2020 N Oakley Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647) Wednesday night at 7pm; the theme for this month’s episode is Race, featured authors include Alba Machado and Angel Simmons. Rosamund Lannin and Carly Oishi host. // $5 suggested donation // 21+ //
Come out to Burke’s Public House (5401 N Broadway St, Chicago, Illinois 60640) for Do Not Submit: Edgewater, Wednesday night at 7pm; Do Not Submit is produced by Scott Whitehair, and the Edgewater series is hosted by Jill Howe and Nestor Gomez. Don’t miss your chance to try your hand at live-lit!
// Sign-up at 7pm // Free and open to the public // 21+ //
The Stoop proudly presents “Cool Like That”, this Thursday night at 7:30pm at Rosa’s Lounge (3420 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647); featured readers include Eileen Tull, Annette Martinez Fuller, and Onicia D L Muller. The indomitable Lily Be and Clarence will be your hosts for the evening. // Get tickets // 21+ //
Author Katherine Don will read from her new YA biography, REAL COURAGE: The Story of Harper Lee, this Thursday at 7:30pm at Women & Children First Bookstore (5233 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640). // Free and open to the public // All ages //
I Shit You Not! will take place at Township (2200 N. California Ave., Chicago, Illinois 60647) this Thursday at 8pm. Join hosts Michael Sanchez and Angela Vela in welcoming Scott Whitehair, Stephanie Douglass, and more unique literati to the stage.
// Get tickets // 21+ //
WE STILL LIKE YOU presents “Doppelparty”, this Saturday at the Flat Iron Building (1579 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622) at 10pm; featured readers include Mary Runkle, Tom Wisdom, and many more talented comedians. Danii Gallegos and Tyler Snodgrass host.
// Donations get you buttons // ARRIVE EARLY, STANDING ROOM ONLY //
True stories from the Spring issue of Thread: A Literary Publication will be told by Sheri Reda, John Hahm and Ellen Hainen. Three new tales will by told by Jill Howe, Alan Neff and Bobbie Scheff. And David Barhydt and David Barish of Bar None are back with guitar, harmonica and guest vocalist Lori Wyatt. This special event will take place at the The Curragh Irish Pub ( 8266 N Lincoln Ave, Skokie, IL 60077) from 4-6pm. // $10 //21+ //