Please call the bookstore to order tickets for this event
WE ARE SOLD OUT OF COMPANION TICKETS.
**Please note: this is a ticketed off-site event that will be held at The Swedish American Museum, 5211 N. Clark St.**
For one night only, Issa Rae, creator of the hit web series “The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl,” will discuss her new memoir with Chicago’s own Samantha Irby. Issa Rae’s work has garnered over 20 million views and over 150,000 YouTube subscribers. In addition to making Glamour magazine’s “35 Under 35” list and Forbes’s “30 Under 30,” she won the Shorty Award for Best Web Show, partnered with Shonda Rhimes on an ABC television series, and is currently developing a half-hour comedy with Larry Wilmore for HBO. Issa’s work has been noted in The New York Times, Elle, Rolling Stone, MSNBC, Essence, and more.
Issa will be in conversation with the hilarious Samantha Irby, author of Meaty, host of Guts and Glory: Live Lit for the Lionhearted, and blogger at bitchesgottaeat.
To attend this event, you will need to purchase Issa Rae's book THE MISADVENTURES OF AWKWARD BLACK GIRL. You can buy the book over the phone by calling the store at 773-769-9299.
WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING ONLINE ORDERS FOR TICKETS TO THIS EVENT. PLEASE CALL THE STORE TO SEE IF TICKETS ARE STILL AVAILABLE.
This event will be held at The Swedish American Museum, 5211 N. Clark
St. just a half-block away from Women & Children First. Issa Rae's book publishes on February 10th. You can pick up your book and ticket at the bookstore anytime after the 10th.