Literary events and readings in and around Chicago this week!
Tags: Adam Morgan, Angela Jackson, Beyza Ozer, Chicago, Cleve Jones, CM Burroughs, Danez Smith, Eve Ewing, H. Melt, Jan English Leary, Jen Lancaster, Malu Halasa, Notable Chicago, Owen Keehnen, Quraysh Ali Lansana, Reginald Gibbons, Stephanie Strohm, Sung Yim, Vita E
A visitation is how I describe the past weeks walking with Gwendolyn Books. It is like she is just around every corner. ...more
Tags: A Street in Bronzeville, A Surprised Queenhood in the New Black Son, AI, Angela Jackson, Annie Allen, Antoinette Brim, biography, BOA Editions, carolyn kizer, Copper Canyon Press, Cris Williamson, Danez Smith, death, Donald Hall, Elizabeth Alexander, Elizabeth Bishop, feminism, Gail Mazur, George Kent, Georgia A. Popoff, ghosts, girlhood, Gwendolyn Brooks, Haki Madhubuti, he Whiskey of Our Discontent, James Allen Hall, Jehanne Dubrow, Julie Enszer, June Jordan, LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs, Lucille Clifton, Major Jackson, marilyn hacker, Mary Oliver, Maud Martha, Maxine Kumin, motherhood, mothers and daughters, Patricia Smith, Patricia Spears jones, Peter Kahn, poetry, Poets, Quraysh Ali Lansana, R. J. Eldridge, Ravi Shankar, Reginald Gibbons, Robert Lowell, Sandra Beasley, Sharon Olds, Sonia Sanchez, tara Betts, Terrance Hayes, The Golden Shovel Anthology, Theresa Trull, Toi Derricotte, Vicki Randle, womanhood
Friday 2/17: Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, Trayvon Martin’s parents, will discuss Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin at the DuSable Museum of African American History. Tickets are $15–20 and are available here. Saturday 2/18: Head to Township for Wit Rabbit Weekend #11! Readers include Matthew Corey, Molly Dumbleton, Diddle Knabb, and […]
Tags: Audrey Niffenegger, Brandon S. Graham, Christine Sneed, Diddle Knabb, Emily Robbins, Eric Plattner, Kathryn West, Logan Breitbart, Matthew Corey, Molly Dumbleton, Notable Chicago, Osama Alomar, rebecca makkai, Reginald Gibbons, Sybrina Fulton, Tara Stringfellow, Toby Altman, Tracy Martin, Trayvon Martin, Unoma Azuah