Live-Lit Roundup for the week of April 26th, 2016

Miss Spoken (c) 2016


Absinthe & Zygote #29: “Whisper” will take place at Volumes Bookcafe (1474 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60622) tonight at 7:30pm// Free and open to the public // All ages //


Don’t miss the April installment of Miss Spoken at The Gallery Cabaret (2020 N Oakley Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647) this Wednesday at 7pm; featured readers include Anne Elizabeth Moore and Kaitlin SullivanCarly Oishi and Rosamund Lannin host.
// $5 suggested donation // 21+ // 


Author Rebecca Makkai will be reading at DePaul University’s John T. Richardson Library (2350 N Kenmore Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60614) this Thursday at 6pm.
// Free and open to the public // All ages // 

Bad Poetry Night is back! Don’t miss Ines Bellina of XX Will Travel and Andrew Huff of Tuesday Funk reciting uniquely bad poetry to benefit the Chicago Writers Conference. The fun kicks off at 7pm at The Book Cellar (4736-38 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60625).
// Get tickets // All ages // 

The Stoop proudly presents, “Me, Myself, and I”, this Thursday at 7:30pm at Rosa’s Lounge (3420 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647); join the iconic Lily Be and her special guest host, Erica Nicole Clark in welcoming Rocio Vallejo and Ashley Victoria to the stage. // Get tickets // 21+ // 

I Shit You Not! is back at Township (2200 N. California Ave., Chicago, Illinois 60647) this Thursday at 8pm; join hosts Michael Sanchez and Seth Davis for a night of raunchy fun featuring rising comedienne, Meredith Kachel// Get tickets // 21+ // 


Don’t miss Chicago Zine Fest this Friday night at 6:30pm; the fun kicks off at 6:30pm at Workshop Chicago (935 W Chestnut St #530, Chicago, IL 60642) and will feature various events and panels. // Free and open to the public // All ages //

Celebrate the release of SWARM THEORYChristine Rice’s anticipated novel, this Friday at at 7pm at The Book Cellar (4736-38 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60625). Christine SneedPatricia Ann McNair, and Megan Stielstra will also be reading. // Free and open to the public // 21+ // 

Drinkers With Writing Problems will take place at Brisku’s Bistro & Bar (4100 N Kedzie Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60618) Friday night at 8pm// $10 // 21+ // 


Come out to the CHI*PRC (858 N Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60622) for No Big Whoop, the Post Chicago Zine Fest Reading. Featured readers include Amy LeighKaren Heeringa, and more! Johnny Misfit hosts. // $5 // All ages // 

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