Notable Chicago: 6/28–7/4


Friday 6/28: Visit City Lit Books for a conversation with Dean Kuipers, author of The Deer Camp: A Memoir of a Father, a Family, and the Land that Healed Them and Gavin Van Horn, author of The Way of Coyote: Shared Journeys in the Urban Wilds. 6:30 p.m., free.

Women & Children First hosts an evening with Elaine Welteroth in celebration of her new book, More Than Enough: Claiming Space for Who You Are (No Matter What They Say). This event will be held at Wilson Abbey (935 W. Wilson). Elaine will be in conversation with Luvvie Ajayi. 7 p.m., tickets here include a copy of the book.

Saturday 6/29: Volumes Bookcafe welcomes Colin Egglesfield to talk about his new book, Agile Artist: Life Lessons from Hollywood and Beyond. 7 p.m., free.

Tuesday 7/2: Visit Women & Children First to celebrate the release of local author Layne Fargo’s debut novel, Temper. For this event, Layne will be in conversation with actor Christina Gorman. 7 p.m., free.

Volumes Bookcafe hosts Will McGrath, author of Everything Lost Is Found Again: Four Seasons in Lesotho in conversation with Jessie Ann Foley, author of Sorry for Your Loss. 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 →