Posts Tagged: Ruben Quesada

Notable Chicago: 6/23–6/29

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Friday 6/23: Jeremy McCarter reads from Young Radicals: In the War for American Ideals. Women & Children First, 7:30 p.m., free. Saturday 6/24: Head to Volumes Bookcafé for Poetas: Celebrating Latinx Poets. Readers include Vincent Toro, Dr. Grisel Y. Acosta, Ruben Quesada, Erika L. Sanchez, Daniel Borzutsky, and Steve Castro. 7:30 p.m., free.

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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. This event will also feature special guest Jenny Boully. 7:30 p.m., free. Saturday […]

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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. Sunday 11/15: #WRITERSRESIST events are happening all over the city. Readers at The Loop reading […]

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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 […]

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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). That’s right: […]

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