Live-Lit Roundup for the week of April 4th, 2016

Tuesday Funk (c) 2016

Tonight

Come out to the Swedish American History Museum (5211 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640) tonight at 7pm to hear Peggy Orenstein read from her new book, GIRLS & SEX: Navigating the Complicated Landscape; this special event is sponsored by the wonderful proprietors of Women & Children First Bookstore// Free and open to the public // 17+ // 

Tomorrow

Don’t miss Wit Rabbit 53 tomorrow night at 7pm at Quencher’s Saloon (2401 N Western Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647). Jeremy OwensAnnah Browning, and H.V. Cramond are the featured readers. // Free and open to the public // 21+ // 

Tuesday Funk #92 is back at Hopleaf (5148 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640) tomorrow night at 7:30pm; featured readers include Joe MenoLily Be, and James Finn Garner, don’t miss it! // Free and open to the public // 21+ // 

Wednesday

The Chicago book launch party for Lisa Beazley‘s new novel, KEEP ME POSTED, will take place at Women & Children First Bookstore (5233 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640) Wednesday night at 7:30pm// Free and open to the public // All ages // 

Psychotic Break With Danny Black is back at Schubas (3159 N Southport Ave, Chicago, IL 60657) this Wednesday at 8pm// Free and open to the public // 21+ // 

Thursday

Poetry off the Shelf will feature Tan Lin and NbN this Thursday at 7pm. The event will take place at the Poetry Foundation (61 W Superior St, Chicago, Illinois 60654). 
// Free and open to the public // 21+ // 

Story Club North Side is back at the Holiday Club (4000 N Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL 60613) this Thursday at 7:30pm; featured readers include comedian Andy BoyleBrenna Kearney, and Letty Jimenez// $10 suggested donation // 21+ // 

Women & Children First Bookstore (5233 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640) will be hosting the book launch party for Toni Nealie‘s highly anticipated essay collection, THE MILES BETWEEN ME; Nealie will be joined by special guest, Peggy Shinner.
// Free and open to the public // 17+ // 

The Kates On Broadway hosted by Kelsie Huff will take place at The Laugh Factory (3175 N Broadway St, Chicago, Illinois 60657) Thursday night at 8pm; featured performers include Elizabeth Gomez, Michelle Krajecki, and Rebecca Fass// Get tickets // 18+ // 

Friday

Poetry’s Love Letter (The Estrogen Edition) hosted by James Gordon (GPA) will take place at Let Them Eat Chocolate (5306 N Damen Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60625) Friday night at 7pm; featured readers include Kelsey QueenvilleKiley Brown, and Elizabeth Marino.
// Free and open to the public // 17+ // 

2nd Story presents “Spring Forward: Stories of Bursting into Self“, this Friday at 7pm at PUB 626 (1406 W Morse Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60626); featured readers include Lisa MrockDion Walton, and Paul Carter// $20 // 21+ // 

Saturday

Poetry off the Shelf presents Jacqueline Woodson this Saturday at 7pm at the Poetry Foundation (61 W Superior St, Chicago, Illinois 60654). Don’t miss it!
// Free and open to the public // 18+ // 

Sunday

That’s All She Wrote is back at Great Lakes Tattoo (148 W Grand Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60642) this Sunday at 8pm! Join hosts Angela Benander and JH Palmer in welcoming Melissa DuPrey, Andrew Reilly, Alba Machado, and Karen Genelly to the stage. // Free and open to the public // 21+ // BYOB // 

Serving the Sentence will take place at 7:30pm on Sunday night at Heartland Cafe (7000 N Glenwood Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60626); featured readers include Matt Pavich, Catharine SavageRosamund Lannin, and more; Kendra Stevens hosts!
// Donations will be collected for the Midwest Access Coalition // 21+ // 

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