Notable Chicago: 11/20–11/26


Friday 11/20: Micah Ling, Douglas Light, and Martínez Pompa share selections from their respective collections at Uncharted Books, 7 p.m.

Benjamin Kelner and Anne Kasdorf chat about their Not For Tourists Illustrated Guide to Chicago. The Book Cellar, 7 p.m.

Chrissy Kolaya reads from Charmed Particles at Women & Children First, 7:30 p.m.

MAKE Literary Productions presents the second annual Lit & Luz Festival, which includes an evening of FICCIÓN/FICTION at Constellation. $5 suggested donation, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday 11/21: Columbia College Chicago hosts the Chicago Book Expo, a day-long celebration of local authors and independent publishers. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Book Cellar welcomes contributors from Bird’s Thumb Journal for a night of poetry, fiction, and essays. 7 p.m.

Thursday 11/26: Happy Thanksgiving!


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Rachel Natale currently lives, dances, and writes in Chicago. She recently received the James Charles Cox Memorial Award in English at Loyola University, and her work has been published in Treehouse Magazine. More from this author →