Friday 9/22: The Chimera Reading Series continues at Build Coffee. 6:30 p.m., donations to Heartland Alliance’s National Immigrant Justice Center encouraged.
Visit Women & Children First to celebrate the launch of Civilization Makes Me Lonely by Jennifer Nelson. Jennifer will be joined by Daniel Woody, Dan Magers, Sara Wainscott, and Christine Kanownik will serve as emcee. 7:30 p.m., free.
Tuesday 9/26: Matt Bodett performs part of Twelve: a series of performative koans. This performance investigates the schizophrenic experience and its place in a contemporary lexicon. The Poetry Foundation, 7 p.m., free.
Wednesday 9/27: The Guild Literary Complex hosts the 24th Annual Gwendolyn Brooks Open Mic Awards, where twenty Chicagoland poets will go head to head for bragging rights and a chance to win $500! 7:30 p.m., $8.
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