Chicago literary icon Nelson Algren was friends with feminist powerhouses like Simone de Beauvoir and Betty Friedan yet is notorious for his often sexist behavior and attitudes.
As a life coach and writer, Andrea Owen has developed a no-nonsense approach to breaking mental habits that, while perfectly normal, can make us miserable when we take them to the extreme.
Come celebrate the release of the new chapbook, Reasons for Smoking, by poet (and Women & Children First bookseller) Xandria Phillips.
Many people know Vivian Maier as the reclusive Chicago nanny who wandered the city for decades, constantly snapping photographs, which were unseen until they were discovered in a seemingly abandoned storage locker.
The Christmas Truck, Sit Stay Read, and Women & Children First will be once again hosting a very special Wishing Tree this year, beginning Dec.
Join us for Women Your Mother Warned You About: Resistance & Resilience, an explosive evening featuring the best trans women and AMAB non-binary writers in the country.
Join us as we welcome Bill Ayers and Crystal Laura to celebrate the launch of their new book, You Can't Fire the Bad Ones: And 18 Other Myths about Teachers, Teachers Unions, and Public Education.
It's been quite the year. Come and celebrate or kick it to the curb with a Sappho's Salon open mic, now on a Monday!
Join us for an all-ages story time with the author in celebration of this timely picture book. In Lost and Found Cat, an Iraqi family is forced to flee their home, secretly bringing their beloved cat, Kunkush, along with them to Greece.
Two Asian American friends, Luke and Kazu, discover a bold new procedure to import hope into the hopeless. They vow to open the world's first Hope Store.
Octavia has always dreamed of becoming a whitecoat, one of the prestigious N’Terra scientists who study the natural wonders of Faloiv.
For this free event, M. Evelina Galang will discuss her first book of nonfiction with local author Almira Astudillo Gilles.
Maggie Rowe grew up in only a moderately religious household, but her fear of eternal damnation drove her to become a Born-Again Christian.