Zadie Smith: “Swing Time”
(DuSable Museum of African American History)
British author Zadie Smith presents her new novel “Swing Time.” In conversation with Vu Tran.
November 30, 6:30pm
Angela Davis: “Freedom is a Constant Struggle”
(Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, University of Chicago)
Activist, scholar and author Angela Y. Davis discusses her new book with Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, author of “From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation.”
November 16, 8pm
Michael Schreiber: “One Man Show”
Michael Schreiber discusses his book about artist and gay icon Bernard Perlin.
November 16, 7pm
Tara Betts: “Break The Habit”
(Women & Children First)
Poet Tara Betts reads from her new collection, with special guests Eve Ewing and Erika Sanchez.
Nov 18, 7:30pm
The Breakbeat Poets Remixing the Cannon
(Haymarket Pub & Brewery)
Featuring Quraysh Ali Lansana, E’mon Lauren, Nate Marshall and Kevin Coval. Proceeds benefit learning programs at the Chicago Public Library.
November 29, 6:30, $15
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.