Notable Chicago: 2/19–2/25


Friday 2/19: Latin School welcomes Kevin Young as the featured reader for their fifth annual LitFest. Wrigley Theatre, 7 p.m.

Saturday 2/20: Every House Has a Door presents “The Three Matadors,” a stage adaptation of a passage from Jay Wright’s The Presentable Art of Reading Absence. Poetry Foundation, 2 p.m.

Brian Chippendale (Puke Force) and Nick Drnaso (Beverly) discuss their forthcoming publications at Quimby’s. 7 p.m.

Wednesday 2/24: Poet, novelist, filmmaker, and new media artist Tan Lin joins sonic texture trio Nbn in performance for February’s Poetry off the Shelf. Poetry Foundation, 7 p.m.

Timothy Stewart-Winter talks gay politics in Queer Clout. Women & Children First, 7:30 p.m.

Thursday 2/25: Daniela Olszewska, Steve Halle, Kenyatta Rogers, and Jacob Victorine read at this month’s Logan Salon Series. City Lit Books, 6:30 p.m.

BYO coloring book to Women & Children First, 7 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 →