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Author Conversation: Melissa Stephenson in conversation with Reina Hardy, Driven: A White-Knuckled Ride to Heartbreak and Back

Growing up in a blue-collar family in the Midwest, Melissa Stephenson longed for escape.

Event date: 
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Women & Children First
5233 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640

Author Reading: Traci D. O'Neal, THE EXCEPTIONAL NEGRO: Racism, White Privilege and the Lie of Respectability Politics

Traci O'Neal was thrust into the national spotlight in 2017 when local threats grew into a national racist outcry after a former GOP Presidential candidate singled her out on social media.

Event date: 
Friday, August 3, 2018 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Women & Children First
5233 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640

Author Conversation: Ingrid Rojas Contreras & Cristina Henriquez

Event date: 
Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Women & Children First
5233 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640

Book Launch Party: THE LISTENING ROOM by Kathleen Rooney

In this flash fiction novel, local author Kathleen Rooney invites readers to look at the paintings and life of the Belgian Surrealist artist René Magritte from the perspectives of his wife Georgette and their shared series of beloved Pomeranian do

Event date: 
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Women & Children First
5233 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640

Author Conversation: Kelly Sundberg & Zoe Zolbrod

Join us as we welcome Kelly Sundberg for a reading and conversation in honor of her piercing new memoir, Goodbye, Sweet Girl. For this event, Kelly will be in conversation with local author Zoe Zolbrod.

Event date: 
Friday, July 6, 2018 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Women & Children First
5233 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640

Author Reading: HER OWN HERO by Wendy L. Rouse

Join us as Wendy L. Rouse presents research from Her Own Hero: The Origins of the Women’s Self-Defense Movement.

Event date: 
Friday, July 20, 2018 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
Women & Children First
5233 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640

Book Launch Party: SHE'S NOT THE TYPE by Elaine Soloway

Please join us for the book launch party She's Not the Type, a novel by Elaine Soloway. This event will also celebrate Elaine's 80th birthday!

Event date: 
Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Swedish American Museum
5211 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640

Poetry Reading: Maxine Chernoff with special guest Jan-Henry Gray

Maxine Chernoff was born and raised in Chicago, where she taught in the City Colleges, at Columbia, AIC and UIC.
Event date: 
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
Women & Children First
5233 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640

Author Presentation: The Cardboard Kingdom by Chad Sell & Katie Schenkel

Join us for a free event celebrating The Cardboard Kingdom with creator and illustrator Chad Sell and writer Katie Schenkel!

Event date: 
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Women & Children First
5233 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640

Book Launch Party: MANY LOVE by Sophie Lucido Johnson

We're thrilled to be hosting the book launch party for Sophie Lucido Johnson's new book, Many Love: A Memoir of Polyamory and Finding Love(s).

Event date: 
Friday, June 29, 2018 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
Women & Children First
5233 N. Clark St.
CHICAGO, IL 60640-2122

Book Launch Party: THE MERMAID by Christina Henry

Join us for the launch party for The Mermaid, the newest novel from Christina Henry!

Event date: 
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
Women & Children First
5233 N. Clark St.
CHICAGO, IL 60640-2122

Author Reading: Peter Coviello & Kim O’Neil

Join us for a joint author reading and conversation featuring Peter Coviello, author of Long Players: A Love Story in Eighteen Songs and Kim O'Neil, author of Fever Dogs.

Event date: 
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 6:00pm to 6:30pm
Event address: 
Women & Children First
5233 N. Clark St.
CHICAGO, IL 60640-2122

Author Conversation: Katie Watson & Dr. Amy Whitaker, MD

Join a unique conversation between Northwestern Professor and lawyer Katie Watson and Planned Parenthood of Illinois Medical Director & Vice President Dr. Amy Whitaker about Watson's new book Scarlet A: The Ethics,

Event date: 
Friday, June 1, 2018 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
Women & Children First
5233 N. Clark St.
CHICAGO, IL 60640-2122

Book Launch Party: ALL THAT I CAN FIX by Crystal Chan

Join us as we celebrate the launch of local author Crystal Chan's new YA novel, All That I Can Fix.

Event date: 
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Women & Children First
5233 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640

Book Launch Party: THE GREAT BELIEVERS by Rebecca Makkai

Event date: 
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Women & Children First
5233 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640

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