Emil Ferris: My Favorite Thing Is Monsters
(Women & Children First)
Chicago illustrator Emil Ferris discusses her breakout debut graphic novel.
May 19, 7:30pm
Laura Kipnis: Sex on Campus
The Chicago Humanities Festival and WBEZ present Laura Kipnis, author of “Unwanted Advances: Sexual Paranoia Comes to Campus.”
May 24, 6pm
Chicago Literary Hall of Fame
Fanny Butcher is inducted into the Chicago Literary Hall of Fame. Ceremony and reception.
May 11, 5pm
Poetry Off the Shelf
British-Jamaican poet, performer and educator Raymond Antrobus and Ohio poet, essayist and critic Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib read from their collections.
May 3, 7pm
Evanston Literary Festival
Readings and panels held at various venues in Evanston.
Through May 11
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 email@example.com.