Notable Chicago: 7/6–7/12


Friday 7/6: Women & Children First welcomes Kelly Sundberg for a reading and conversation in honor of her new memoir, Goodbye, Sweet Girl. Kelly will be in conversation with Zoe Zolbrod. 7 p.m., free.

Saturday 7/7: Visit The Book Cellar for the launch of The Completionist by Siobhan Adcock! 6 p.m., free.

Sunday 7/8: City Lit Books hosts an afternoon of discussion and audio excerpts of the legendary radio conversationalist and oral historian Studs Terkel, presented by Tony Macaluso. 3 p.m., free.

Wednesday 7/11: Head to Women & Children First for an event celebrating The Cardboard Kingdom with creator and illustrator Chad Sell and writer Katie Schenkel. 7 p.m., free.

Thursday 7/12: Visit City Lit Books for a reading from In the Business of Change, with author Elisa Birnbaum. 6:30 p.m., free.

David Peak will discuss his new novel Corpsepaint with Joseph Scapellato (Big Lonesome) at The Book Cellar. 7 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 →