(Lyric Opera of Chicago )
The award-winning writer, actor and composer of “Hamilton,” Lin-Manuel Miranda is part of Chicago Humanities Festival’s Fallfest/16: Speed.
September 23, 6pm
Wicker Park and West Town Lit Fest
Highlights include a tribute to Chicago literary legend Nelson Algren, a celebration of Quimby’s twenty-fifth anniversary, a community book swap and a special edition of Chicago Story Slam, plus readings, workshops and more.
“The Art of Waiting”
(Women & Children First)
Belle Boggs reads from her essay collection, in conversation with Chicago essayist Eula Biss.
September 16, 7:30pm
(Union League Club and Skokie Library)
The Book Stall hosts two events with best-selling author Harlan Coben reading from his latest Myron Bolitar thriller “Home.”
September 21, 11:30am and 7pm
The Frunchroom Reading Series
(Beverly Woods Restaurant)
Featuring Eve Ewing, Katy Jacob, Sheila Maloney, Eileen O’Connor and Mare Swallow.
September 27, 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.