Roosevelt University’s MFA Reading Series welcomes acclaimed author Tom Williams tonight at 5pm. The reading will take place at the Gage Building (18 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60603). // Free and open to the public // 17+ //
Do Not Submit: Lincoln Park will take place at CityGrounds Coffee Bar (507 W Dickens Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60614) tonight at 6:30pm. // Free and open to the public // 17+ //
Samantha Irby is headlining Essay Fiesta; head on over to The Book Cellar (4736 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625). The festivities kick off at 7pm! // Free and open to the public // Donations are encouraged // 17+ //
Chicago GrandSLAM presented by The Moth will take place at the Athenaeum Theatre (2936 N Southport Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60657) at 7pm. // Get tickets // 17+ //
Don’t you dare miss the April installment of WRITE CLUB at the Hideout (1354 W Wabansia Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60642)! Ian Belknap will be facing off against Peter-John Byrnes (tyranny v. freedom); the magic happens at 7pm. // $10 // 21+ //
Head out to Co-Prosperity Sphere (3219 S Morgan St, Chicago, Illinois 60608) for Story Club South Side! Tomorrow night at 8pm. Featured performers include James Gordon and Joy Ellison. // $10 suggested donation // BYOB // 21+ //
Carlos Hernandez will be performing at the Gumbo Fiction Salon, this Wednesday at 7pm. This event will take place at The Galway Arms (2442 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614).
// $4 General Admission // $2 Student Admission // 17+ //
Elizabeth Crane (author of THE HISTORY OF GREAT THINGS) will be in conversation with Megan Stielstra this Wednesday at 7:30pm at Women & Children First Bookstore (5233 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640). // Get tickets // 17+ //
Don’t miss Christine Sneed and Grace Tiffany in conversation at Women & Children First Bookstore (5233 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640) this Thursday at 7:30pm.
// Free and open to the public // 17+ //
Grown Folks Stories is back at The Silver Room (1506 E 53rd St, Chicago, IL 60615) Thursday at 8pm. Put your name in the special jar for a chance to tell your story! // $5 suggested donation // 17+ //
20×2 Chicago presents “Why Did You Stop?” This Saturday at 6:30pm at Schubas (3159 N Southport Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60657). Featured performers include Lily Be, Melissa DuPrey, and Ines Bellina. // $10 // All ages //