Friday 6/1: Women & Children First hosts a conversation between Northwestern Professor and lawyer Katie Watson and Planned Parenthood of Illinois Medical Director & Vice President Dr. Amy Whitaker about Watson’s new book, Scarlet A: The Ethics, Law and Politics of Ordinary Abortion. 7:30 p.m., free.
Roseann Lake reads from Leftover in China: The Women Shaping the World’s Next Superpower. Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 6 p.m., free.
The Poetry Foundation presents Forms & Features: Poetry of Protest, a discussion and creative workshop in celebration of the Art Leaders of Color Network (ALCN) and the Comfort Station’s P.O.W.E.R. project, led by Poetry Foundation Library Coordinator Maggie Queeney. Comfort Station Logan Square, 7 p.m., free.
Wednesday 6/6: Visit City Lit Books for a reading from All the Dreams We’ve Dreamed: A Story of Hoops and Handguns on Chicago’s West Side with Rus Bradburd and Shawn Harrington. 6:30 p.m., free.
Women and Children First hosts a poetry reading with Maxine Chernoff and special guest Jan-Henry Gray. 7:30 p.m., free.
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