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Hybrid Performance: blake nemec's Sharing Plastic

Please join us for a night of hybrid performances in celebration of Blake Nemec's new book Sharing Plastic. Joining blake will be Aerin Cooper, Nora Gaines, and Kiam Marcelo Junio. 

Event date: 
Friday, May 4, 2018 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Event address: 
5233 N CLARK ST
CHICAGO, IL 60640-2122

Book Launch Party: QUESTIONS I WANT TO ASK YOU by Michelle Falkoff

Join us as we celebrate the launch of Questions I Want to Ask You by local author Michelle Falkoff. For this event, Michelle will be in conversation with Amelia Brunskill, author of The Window.

Event date: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Women & Children First
5233 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640

Author Reading: Linda Gartz, REDLINED: A MEMOIR OF RACE, CHANGE, AND FRACTURED COMMUNITY IN 1960s CHICAGO

Join us for a free reading, Q&A, and book-signing with local author and documentary producer Linda Gartz

Event date: 
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
Women & Children First
5233 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640

Book Launch Party: WHAT SHOULD BE WILD by Julia Fine with special guest Audrey Niffenegger

Join us as we celebrate the launch of the debut novel from local author Julia Fine. For this event, Julia will be in conversation with Audrey Niffenegger!

Event date: 
Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
Women & Children First
5233 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640

Poetry Reading: Faisal Mohyuddin, Emily Yoon & Jacob Saenz

Please help us celebrate the publication of Faisal Mohyuddin's poetry collection The Displaced Children of Displaced Children. Joining him will be local poets Jacob Saenz and Emily Jungmin Yoon for this poetry reading and book signing. 

Event date: 
Friday, May 11, 2018 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
Women & Children First
5233 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640

CANCELLED: Paperback tour: AMERICAN SICKNESS by Elisabeth Rosenthal

ATTENTION: Due to laryngitis, Elisabeth has had to cancel this event! We will keep you posted if and when this event is rescheduled. 

Event date: 
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
Women & Children First
5233 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640

Author Reading: Rita Bullwinkel with Jac Jemc and Anne Yoder

Join Rita Bullwinkel with special guests Jac Jemc and Anne Yoder to celebrate the release of Belly Up: Stories by Rita Bullwinkel.

Event date: 
Friday, May 18, 2018 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
Women & Children First
5233 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640

Book Launch Party: HOW TO LIVE by Judith Valente

Join us for the launch celebration of How to LiveWhat the Rule of St. Benedict Teaches Us about Happiness, Meaning, and Community by award-winning journalist Judith Valente.

Event date: 
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
Women & Children First
5233 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640

Book Launch Party: DEATH RIDES THE FERRY by Patricia Skalka

After a forty-year absence, the Viola da Gamba Music Festival has returned to the picturesque isle on the tip of Wisconsin's Door County peninsula.

Event date: 
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
Women & Children First
5233 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640

Poetry Reading: Sam Sax & Franny Choi

Join us as we welcome poets Franny Choi and sam sax for the Madness Machine Tour!

Event date: 
Sunday, April 29, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Event address: 
Women & Children First
5233 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640

Poetry Reading: Daniel Borzutzky & Nate Marshall

Winner of the 2016 National Book Award for Poetry for his collection The Performance of Becoming Human, Daniel Borzutzky is a Chilean-American writer and translator living in Chicago.

Event date: 
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
Women & Children First
5233 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640

Chapbook Launch: Matriarchetypes by Nina Sudhakar

Join us as we celebrate the launch of 2017 Bird's Thumb Poetry Chapbook Contest winner Matriarchetypes by Nina Sudhakar.

Event date: 
Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
Women & Children First
5233 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640

Author Reading: Nicole Garneau, PERFORMING REVOLUTIONARY: ART, ACTION, ACTIVISM

For this event, Nicole Garneau will present a lively and interactive evening of performative engagement with her new book, Performing Revolutionary: Art, Action, Activism.
Event date: 
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
Women & Children First
5233 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640

Poetry Reading: Eloisa Amezcua with special guests Jose Olivarez and Xandria Phillips

Please join us for a poetry reading celebrating Eloisa Amezcua's debut book, From the Inside Quietly, inaugural winner of the Shelterbel

Event date: 
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
Women & Children First
5233 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640

Book Launch Party: BETWIXT-AND-BETWEEN by Jenny Boully

Join us as we celebrate the new essay collection from Jenny Boully. For this event, Jenny will be joined by essayist Piper Daniels and poet Alexis Pope.

Event date: 
Friday, April 13, 2018 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
Women & Children First
5233 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640

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