Notable Chicago: 3/4–3/10

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Friday 3/4: Join Elizabeth McKenzie (The Portable Veblen) in conversation with Peter Ferry (Old Heart) at City Lit Books. 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday 3/8: Women & Children First welcomes Samantha Bailey and Kate Hawbaker-Krohn for this month’s Sappho’s Salon. All proceeds benefit the performers and the Women’s Voices Fund. $7-10, 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday 3/9: Artist and poet Jim Dine reads and presents work with bassist Marc Marder. Poetry Foundation, co-sponsored with the Richard Gray Gallery, 7 p.m.

Join John D’Agata, author of forthcoming text The Making of the American Essay, in conversation with David Stuart McLean. 57th Street Books, 6 p.m.

Shanti Elliott discusses democratic education in Teaching and Learning on the Verge. Women & Children First, 7:30 p.m.

Thursday 3/10: Young adult novelists Bridget Birdsall (Double Exposure) and Liza Wierner (Hello?) talk books that fight bullies. 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 →