Notable Chicago: 6/29–7/5


Friday 6/29: Women & Children First hosts the book launch party for Sophie Lucido Johnson’s new book, Many Love: A Memoir of Polyamory and Finding Love(s). 7:30 p.m., free.

Saturday 6/30: In lieu of any readings on Saturday, join the Families Belong Together – Chicago March at the Richard J. Daley Center. 11 a.m., free.

Sunday 7/1: Medea Benjamin discusses Inside Iran: The Real History and Politics of the Islamic Republic of Iran. She will be joined in conversation by Bill Ayers. 57th Street Books, 3 p.m., free.

Monday 7/2: Stephen Dillon discusses Fugitive Life: The Queer Politics of the Prison State. Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 6 p.m., free.

Thursday 7/5: Visit The Book Cellar with Joseph Mills as he presents his wine poems from Angels, Thieves, and Winemakers. 7 p.m., free.

Edward McClelland discusses Folktales and Legends of the Middle West. A Q&A and signing will follow the discussion. 57th Street Books, 6 p.m., free.


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Jonathan McDaniel is a graduate of Columbia College Chicago’s Nonfiction MFA program, and his work has most recently appeared in The Point Magazine, Tahoma Literary Review, and at The Rumpus. He works as a copywriter and lives in Chicago with his dog. Find him on twitter @JonathanMcD. More from this author →