Featured Event (just because I'm the one reading!)
Tuesday, June 2nd at 7:30pm at Big Chicks (5024 N. Sheridan) I'll be reading at Homolatte. Joining me is singer/songwriter Samantha Cathcart. It will be a great night of music and prose, a definite must-see.
Authors Jamie Freveletti, Billy Lombardo, and poet Robert McDonald read at RUI: Reading Under the Influence Wednesday, June 3rd 7-10pm at Sheffields (3258 N. Sheffield). If you haven't been to this unique and lively reading series, it's definitely worth checking out. Answer the trivia correctly, you'll come out with a free drink and a free book!
National Book Award nominee Jean Thompson launches a new short story collection, DO NOT DENY ME, MY BROTHER, Friday, June 5th at 7:30pm at Book Cellar (4736 N. Lincoln). Authors J. Adams Oaks and Lindsay Hunter will be joining him and the event is sponsored by Jonathan Messinger of Featherproof Books.
June 6th and June 7th, make sure to check out the Printer's Row Bookfair. There are too many events to post, so click here to check out the full schedule. Some authors of note include Marcus Sakey, Sean Chercover, Jamie Freveletti, Laura Caldwell, Tasha Alexander, Andrew Grant, Dave Eggers, Elmore Leonard, and others.