Sunday 1/8: As always, the Uptown Poetry Slam is going down at The Green Mill. Open mic starts at 7 p.m. followed by the slam itself. $7, 21+.
Monday 1/9: Kenneth Seeskin discusses Thinking about the Torah: A Philosopher Reads the Bible at the Seminary Co-op Bookstore. He will be joined in conversation by David J. Cohen. 6 p.m., free.
Tuesday 1/10: Head to the Seminary Co-op Bookstore to hear Peter O’Leary and Steven Toussaint read from their latest collections of poetry. 6 p.m., free.
Wednesday 1/11: Join The Book Cellar to celebrate the launch of local author Keir Graff’s new book The Matchstick Castle. 6 p.m., free.
Women & Children First launches their ACTIVISM series showcasing a specific local social justice organization every month. The launch will feature two organizations, FURIE and Masjid al-Rabia. 7 p.m., free.
Thursday 1/12: Mary Wisniewski reads from Algren: A Life, the first biography of Chicago writer Nelson Algren in over twenty-five years. City Lit Books, 6:30 p.m., free.
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