BOOK READING, SIGNING AND COCKTAIL PARTY: KALISHA BUCKHANON
(57th Street Books)
The author hosts her first signing of “Solemn,” the last novel in a trilogy including “Upstate” and “Conception,” followed by a cocktail party at The Silver Room.
July 8, 6pm
BOOK FORT AT PITCHFORK MUSIC FESTIVAL
The roving book fair features a highly curated selection of independent publishers, presses and literary organizations.
THE SUN IN YOUR EYES
(The Book Cellar)
Deborah Shapiro presents her debut novel about female friendship.
July 7, 7pm
THE POETRY FOUNDATION: POP UP POETRY
(The Art Institute of Chicago)
Featuring Reginald Gibbons
July 6, 12pm
NOT A SELF-HELP BOOK: THE MISADVENTURES OF MARTY WU
(Women and Children First)
A reading, signing and conversation between debut novelist Yi Shun Lai and WBEZ’s Alexandra Salomon
July 15, 7:30pm
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.