Notable Chicago: 1/8–1/14


Wednesday 1/13: Don Hall hosts storytelling festival Fillet of Solo’s Kick-Off Night at Mayne Stage. 7 p.m.

Women & Children First welcomes Mira Ptacin, author of Poor Your Soul. 7:30 p.m.

Thursday 1/14: Pulitzer Prize-winner Margo Jefferson discusses Negroland: A Memoir with Jamie Kalvin. Seminary Co-op, 6 p.m.

Indie City Writers features local authors in an evening of live-lit. 57th Street Books, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Celebrate the launch of The Lightkeepers with author Abby Geni at Women & Children First. 7:30 p.m.


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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 →