Wednesday 7/18: City Lit Books hosts its monthly Prose and Poetry and Potentially Other Things Open Mic Night! 6:30 p.m., free.
Join host Elyse Nylin at Volumes Bookcafe for their monthly all-women’s comedy night. Featuring performances from Eunji Eunji, Amy Sumpter, Molly Kearney, Brittany Meyer followed by an open mic night. 7 p.m., free.
The Am I Man Enough Storytelling & Podcasting show returns to Women & Children First. Chicago writers and performers will tell personal stories that critically examine the culture of toxic masculinity and the construction of masculinity and manhood. 7 p.m., free.
Thursday 7/19: Head back to Women & Children First for an event featuring Ottessa Moshfegh in conversation with local author Jac Jemc. The pair will be discussing Moshfegh’s forthcoming novel, My Year of Rest and Relaxation. 7 p.m., free.
Join Girls on the Run—Chicago & Volumes Bookcafe for Becoming You, an empowering panel event on how to step outside of your comfort zone and chase your dreams with some of Chicago’s most inspiring women. 7 p.m., free.
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