The Iraqi Mutual Aid Society presents What We Carried: Poetry by Middle Eastern Refugees. Poetry Foundation, 2 p.m.
Erika M. Martinez and Yalitza Ferreras read from Daring to Write: Contemporary Narratives by Dominican Women. City Lit Books, 5 p.m.
Sunday 4/24: WBEZ’s Nerdette co-hosts Greta Johnsen and Tricia Bobeda talk to Felicia Day, author of You’re Never Weird on the Internet (Almost). Women & Children First, 4 p.m.
Monday 4/25: Jana Harris takes her Poetry off the Shelf. Poetry Foundation, 7 p.m.
Nick Rohr reads at Uncharted Books. 7 p.m.
Tuesday 4/26: Women & Children First hosts Nicole Marie Burton, Leila Abdelrazzaq, and members of Apna Ghar for Drawing Resistance: Using Comics for Social Change. 6 p.m.
This month’s Logan Salon Series features Mark Magoon, Rachel Slotnick, Gint Aras, and Ralph Hamilton. City Lit Books, 6:30 p.m.
Join the Self-Publishers of Chicago for a reading at Uncharted Books. 7 p.m.
Wednesday 4/27: Pop-Up Poetry! Natalie Richardson 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.
Women & Children First hosts a local reading of I Am Jazz as part of the Human Rights Council’s National Day of Action in support of transgender youth. 7 p.m.
Come out to here the “cream of the crap”—it’s Bad Poetry Night at The Book Cellar! 7 p.m.
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