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Book Launch Party: Jac Jemc, THE GRIP OF IT

Long, long ago, Jac Jemc used to work at our feminist bookstore. Today, she is the author of one of the most anticipated psychological thrillers of the year!

Event date: 
Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
Women & Children First
5233 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640

Book Launch Party: THE WRONG WAY TO SAVE YOUR LIFE by Megan Stielstra

We're over-the-moon honored to be hosting the book launch party for local author Megan Stielstra's new essay collection, The Wrong Way to Save Your Life at Uptown Underground (4707 N. Broadway).

Event date: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 7:00pm to 10:30pm
Event address: 
Uptown Underground
4707 N. Broadway
Chicago, IL 60640

Author Reading: Terry Tempest Williams, THE HOUR OF LAND

Join us as we celebrate the paperback tour of Terry Tempest William's THE HOUR OF LAND: A PERSONAL TOPOGRAPHY OF AMERICA'S NATIONAL PARKS.

Event date: 
Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Women & Children First
5233 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640

Book Launch Party: ONCE, IN LOURDES by Sharon Solwitz

Celebrate the launch of a new novel by Sharon Solwitz with a conversation between Sharon and local author S. L. Wisenberg.

Event date: 
Friday, June 16, 2017 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
Women & Children First
5233 N. Clark
Chicago, IL 60640

A Book Party for Elise Paschen's THE NIGHTLIFE

Join us for a celebration of internationally acclaimed poet, Elise Paschen! In addition to a reading and book-signing, this event will include refreshments and live music.

Event date: 
Friday, June 2, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Event address: 
Swedish American Museum
5211 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640

Democracy Now!: Covering the Movements Changing America -- A Talk by journalist Amy Goodman

Join award-winning journalist Amy Goodman, host and executive producer of Democracy Now!, at the only Chicago stop on her North American tour: Democracy Now!: Covering the Movements Changing Ameri

Event date: 
Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Event address: 
Unity Lutheran Church
1212 W Balmoral Ave.
Chicago, IL 60640

Author Presentation: Emil Ferris, MY FAVORITE THING IS MONSTERS

Event date: 
Friday, May 19, 2017 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
Women & Children First
5233 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640

Book Launch Party: WE ARE NEVER MEETING IN REAL LIFE: ESSAYS by Samantha Irby

Women & Children First is proud to present Samantha Irby for the launch celebration of one of the most anticipated books of the year, WE ARE NEVER MEETING IN REAL LIFE: ESSAYS.

Event date: 
Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm
Event address: 
Wilson Abbey
935 W. Wilson Ave.
Chicago, IL 60640

Author Reading: Stephanie Danler in conversation with Greta Johnsen

For this free event, Stephanie Danler will be discussing her novel, Sweetbitter--coming soon in paperback--with WBEZ's Nerdette Podcast's Greta Jo

Event date: 
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
Women & Children First
5233 N Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640

Book Launch Party: Sara Paretsky, FALLOUT

We're honored to be hosting the book launch party for longtime friend of the bookstore, Sara Paretsky! For this event, Sara will be in conversation with Women & Children First co-founder, Ann Christophersen.

Event date: 
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Swedish American Museum
5211 N. Clark St.
Chicag, IL 60640

An Evening with Anne Lamott

Women & Children First is proud to present
an evening with  Anne Lamott
for her new book, HALLELUJAH ANYWAY: REDISCOVERING MERCY
Monday, April 10 at 7 p.m.
Tickets available now through Brown Paper TIckets. Buy Tickets HEREannelamottchicago.bpt.me . Each ticket includes a copy of HALLELUJAH ANYWAY. All attendees will pick up their copy of the book at the door of the venue on the night of the event.
Event date: 
Monday, April 10, 2017 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
The People's Church of Chicago
941 W. Lawrence
Chicago, IL 60640

Author Reading & Book-signing: Roxane Gay for DIFFICULT WOMEN

TIckets for our readiing, conversation, Q&A, and book-signing with Roxane Gay on sale now! BUY TICKETS: HERE.

Event date: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Senn High School Auditorium
5900 N. Glenwood Ave.
Chicago, IL 60660

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