It looks like a busy week for book fans. All events are free with the exception of 2nd Story. But at least your ticket includes a few glasses of wine!
Twilight Tales at Bourgeois Pig Cafe (738 W. Fullerton) Monday, April 27th at 7:30pm. Tonight, this long running reading series, features Fantasy Fiction students from Columbia College Chicago.
Ghost Factory Release Party at Women and Children First (5233 N. Clark) Wednesday, April 29 at 7:00pm. The celebration of the zine's release will include readings by Kathie Bergquist, Christina Correa, and others.
The 2nd Story festival continues at Webster's Wine Bar (1480 W. Webster) Thursday April 30, Friday May 1, Saturday May 2 and Sunday May 3. Tickets required. Doors open at 7pm. Ticket price includes wine flight. If you've never attended one of these readings, the combination of stories and music is fantastic and they always showcase talented writers.
SUBWAY ART Release Party at Novem (1104 N. Ashland). Friday, May 1 5-10pm. Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the book which documents early graffiti art. Martha Cooper will be signing copies.
Free Comic Book Day at Challenger's Comics and Conversation (1845 N. Western) Saturday, May 2 noon-3pm. Image Comics co-founder Erik Larsen will be signing.
Dorothy Allison and Thomas Glave at Women and Children First (5233 N. Clark). Sunday, May 3 at 4:30pm. They will be reading from a new collection of short stories, THE TORTURER'S WIFE.