Posts Tagged: Cole Lavalais

What to Read When It’s Mental Health Month

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Rumpus editors recommend books that shed light on what it means to live with mental illness.

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What to Read When You Want to Go to College

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College is a rite of passage for many young people, and it’s also a part of the American Dream for many families. Here is a list of books that tackle those fraught four years.

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Notable Chicago: 6/9–6/15

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Friday 6/9: Join City Lit Books for a reading by UIC alums Annah Browning, Tasha Fouts, Chad Heltzel, A D Jameson, Virginia Konchan, Cole Lavalais, Beth McDermott, Simone Muench, Brianna Noll, Jay Shearer, and Snezana Zabic. 6 p.m., free. Saturday 6/10: Don’t miss the Printers Row Lit Fest! The two-day festival features more than a […]

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Notable Chicago: 11/18–11/24

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Friday 11/18: Fifth Wednesday Journal presents a reading by Tony Triglio, Christina Pugh, Richard Jones, and Sheila Donohue at The Book Cellar. 7 p.m., free. Tara Betts will read from her new poetry collection Break the Habit at Women & Children First! Tara will be joined by Eve Ewing and Erika Sanchez. 7:30 p.m., free. Saturday […]

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VISIBLE: Women Writers of Color: Cole Lavalais

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Cole Lavalais discusses her debut novel, Summer of the Cicadas, why she’s a huge fan of outlining, and the importance of dedicated communities for black writers.

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