Live-Lit Roundup for the week of November 28th, 2016

Miss Spoken (c) 2016 Miss Spoken (c) 2016


Zadie Smith will be making a special appearance at the DuSable Museum of African American History (740 E 56th Pl, Chicago, Illinois 60637) this Wednesday at 6:30pm. Smith is a renowned writer with credits including The New Yorker and The Paris Review. She recently released the novel, Swing Time.
// Sold Out! // 

Miss Spoken presents, “Rites of Passage”, this Wednesday at 7pm at the Gallery Cabaret (2020 N Oakley Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647). Featured readers include Tamale SeppLauren Catey, and more! Rosamund Lannin and Jasmine Davila host.
// $5 admission // 21+ // 

Do Not Submit: Edgewater will take place at Burke’s Public House (5401 N Broadway St, Chicago, Illinois 60640) this Wednesday at 7pm. Do Not Submit is an open-mic reading series that caters to novice and veteran performers alike. Jill Howe and Nestor Gomez are the hosts. // Free and open to the public // All ages // 


See Ali Kelley host Story Club North Side for the last time, this Thursday at 7:30pm at The Holiday Club (4000 N Sheridan Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60613). Kelley will be joined by future host, Stephanie Douglass, and featured readers Ricardo GamboaKaren Genelly, and Claire Podulka. There will be 3, 8 minute open-mic slots available for any gutsy storytellers as well! // $10 suggested donation // 21+ // 


Author Michelle Falkoff will be joined in conversation with Nami Mun this Friday at 7:30pm at Women & Children First Bookstore (5233 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640). Falkoff will be celebrating the release of her YA novel, Pushing Perfect
// Free and open to the public // All ages // 


Jen Bosworth‘s solo show, Why Not Me? Love, Cancer & Jack White, will be making a triumphant return to Catalyst Ranch (656 W Randolph St, Chicago, Illinois 60661) for a very limited weekend run that kicks off on Saturday and ends Sunday. // Get tickets //

Did we miss something? Email us at chicagoliterati(at)gmail(d0t)com and we’ll add your event to future roundups!

Psst! Like posts like this? Make a tax deductible donation to us to keep us going strong!