Notable Chicago: 6/3–6/9

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Friday 6/3: Ryo Yamaguchi and Michael Autrey read at the launch party for the second issue of Prodigal. City Lit Books, 6:30 p.m.

Write to Release launches their literary journal, Write to Release Review, at The Book Cellar, 7 p.m.

Tuesday 6/7: Join Guild Complex to celebrate the fourth annual BrooksDay at the Chicago Cultural Center. 10 a.m.–6 p.m.

Wednesday 6/8: Pop-Up Poetry! Richie Hofmann 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.

Elizabeth Berg lectures on character, place, and dialogue at The Book Cellar. 7 p.m.

Thursday 6/9: Ilana Manaster shares excerpts from her new novel, Doreen. City Lit Books, 6:30 p.m.

Women & Children First hosts an in-store reading, signing, and Q&A with Jane Hamilton (The Excellent Lombard). 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 →