Notable Chicago: 6/7–6/13


Friday 6/7: Marianna Crane discusses her book, Stories from the Tenth-Floor Clinic. The Book Cellar, 7 p.m., free.

Saturday 6/8: Don’t miss the 35th annual Printer’s Row Lit Fest, all day Saturday and Sunday! Full schedule here, most events free.

Monday 6/10: Saphho’s Salon hosts its annual Pride Open Mic! Women & Children First, 7 p.m., donations suggested.

Tuesday 6/11: Tracy Townsend releases The Fall, the latest installment in her Thieves of Fate series. Anderson’s Bookshop Naperville, 7 p.m., free.

Thursday 6/13: The Poetry Foundation hosts a reading and conversation with South Africa poet laureate, Dr. Mongane Wally Serote. 6 p.m., free.

Visit Women & Children First for a joint author reading featuring Blair Hurley (The Devoted) and Jaclyn Gilbert (Late Air). 7 p.m., free.

Multimedia journalist Wes Pope discusses his book, Pop 66: A Dreamy Pop Can Camera Odyssey Along Route 66. 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 →