Printers Row Lit Fest
(South Dearborn Street)
Featuring R.L. Stine, Marilynne Robinson, Charles Johnson, Kim Barker, Terry McMillan and many more.
(Chicago Cultural Center)
Poetry, performance and activism, celebrating the cultural legacy of poet Gwendolyn Brooks.
June 7, 10am-6pm
(Loyola University Chicago School of Law)
Laura Caldwell, director of Life After Innocence at Loyola University of Chicago Law School welcomes Alison Flowers and the exonerees featured in “Exoneree Diaries” for a discussion, book signing and reception to celebrate the release of the book.
June 2, 6pm
Eddie Huang: “Double Cup Love”
The author of “Fresh Off the Boat” discusses his new book.
June 13, 7pm
Aviya Kushner and Toni Nealie
(57th Street Books)
Kushner, the author of “The Grammar of God” and Nealie, Newcity’s Lit editor and the author of “The Miles Between Me” read and discuss their work.
June 6, 6pm
Toni Nealie is the Literary Editor of Newcity and the author of the essay collection “The Miles Between Me.” A Pushcart Prize nominee, her essays have appeared in Guernica Magazine, Rust Belt: Chicago, The Rumpus, The Offing, Essay Daily, Chicago Quarterly Review, Hobart, Entropy and elsewhere. She worked in magazine journalism, politics and PR in her native New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Singapore and now edits, writes and teaches in Chicago. Find her at toninealie.com and on Twitter @tnealie. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.