Notable Chicago: 3/11–3/17

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Friday 3/11: Celebrate the paperback release of Death Stalks Door County with author Patricia Skalka. Women & Children First, 7:30 p.m.

Sunday 3/13: Susan Skog reads from Mending the Sisterhood and Ending Women’s Bullying. Women & Children First, 4 p.m.

Tuesday 3/15: Nicholas Petrie discusses his debut novel, The Drifter. City Lit Books, 6:30 p.m.

School of the Art Institute of Chicago students Vida Cross and Caroline McCraw join instructors Sally Alatalo and Calvin Forbes for an Open Door Reading. Poetry Foundation, 7 p.m.

Wednesday 3/16: Pop-Up Poetry! Hannah Brooks-Motl reads at the Art Institute of Chicago as part of a series that marks the reopening of the Contemporary Collection. The Modern Wing’s Griffin Court, 12 p.m.

Prose. Poetry. Potentially other things. City Lit Books hosts Open Mic Night, 6:30 p.m.

Lauren Burke, Tim Hanley, Anne Elizabeth Moore, Caitlin Rosberg, and Katie Schenkel share a panel discussion: The Legacy of Lois Lane– Women in a World of Superheroes, 1938-Present. Women & Children First, 7:30 p.m.

Thursday 3/17: Poetry off the Shelf: Amber Tamblyn talks Dark Sparkler with Hannah Gamble. Poetry Foundation, 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 →