Maggie Rowe grew up in only a moderately religious household, but her fear of eternal damnation drove her to become a Born-Again Christian.
When Sarah Perry was twelve, she saw a partial eclipse of the sun, an event she took as a sign of good fortune for her and her mother, Crystal.
In this debut collection, Carmen Maria Machado blithely demolishes the borders between psychological realism and science fiction, comedy and horror, fantasy and fabulism.
Join us for a free reading, audience Q&A, and book-signing to celebrate the paperback release of the award-winning Queer Clout: Chicago and the Rise of Gay Politics. Tracing the gay movement's path since the 1950s from the cl
Come celebrate the release of No Relation, Paula Carter’s debut collection of flash memoir.
Award-winning children's author, Patricia J.
Come celebrate the Chicago launch of
Join us as we welcome Brit Bennett to Women & Children First to discuss her debut novel, The Mothers, with local writer Britt Julious.
Dancing to the jukebox in dark taverns; saying goodbye to her father on the last morning of his life; having sex in the backseat of a car at a drive-in movie; drinking scotch in a nightclub in Havana, Cuba, and coffee in Paris; making up
We're thrilled to welcome Anne Laughlin back to Women & Children First for the launch of her new mystery, A Date to Die. For this event, Anne will be joined by special guest poet Beth Feldman Brandt.
Join us for the an author conversation featuring Jeannie Vanasco and Daniel Raeburn. The two will be discussing Vanasco's highly anticipated memoir, THE GLASS EYE.