Posts Tagged: Ruben Quesada

Notable Chicago: 1/20–1/26

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Friday 1/20: Protest your ass off here, here, or really anywhere. Be safe and take care of each other.

Then visit Women & Children First to celebrate the launch of Fail Better by Beyza Ozer and I Am Heavy w/ Feeling by Alexis Pope and Joshua Young.

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Notable Chicago: 1/13–1/19

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Saturday 1/14: David Mitchell discusses his debut novel We Hold These Truths with Dave Baron, author of Pembroke: A Rural, Black Community in the Indiana Dunes. The authors will address the intertwining issues explored by their books. 57th Street Books, free.

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Notable Chicago: 12/9–12/15

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Sunday 12/11: As always, the Uptown Poetry Slam is going down at The Green Mill. Open mic starts at 7 p.m. followed by the slam itself. $7, 21+.

Tuesday 12/13: Kimberly Drew, author of the popular blog Black Contemporary Art, joins artist and scholar Rashayla Marie Brown for a conversation about photography and bearing witness in the age of social media.

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This Week in Short Fiction: A Guide to AWP

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It’s that time of year again, where writers young and old, from all corners of the country, come to congregate in one gigantic, frenetic, neurotic, alcohol-infused crowd, in a couple of fancy hotels no one can really afford, to stay in and talk shop (or not, depending on how your writing’s been this year).

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