Notable Chicago: 5/20–5/26


Friday 5/20: Viola Shipman discusses The Charm Bracelet. The Book Cellar, 7 p.m.

Women & Children First welcomes Rumpus Sunday Co-Editor Zoe Zolbrod for the launch of her new book, The Telling. 7:30 p.m.

Sunday 5/22: Stop by Friends of Logan Square Library’s first book sale. Comfort Station, 10 a.m.

Tuesday 5/24: Poetry off the Shelf features Alice Fulton. Poetry Foundation, 7 p.m.

Wednesday 5/25: Pop-Up Poetry! Larry O’Dean 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.

Erika Janik reads from Pistols and Petticoats: 175 Years of Lady Detectives in Fact and Fiction. Women & Children First, 7:30 p.m.

Thursday 5/26: The Logan Salon Series hosts Amy Sayre Baptista, Hannah Rebecca Gamble, Jacob Saenz, and Roger Reeves at City Lit Books. 6:30 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 →