“Rust Belt Chicago: An Anthology”
Release party featuring readings by Chicago fiction writers, poets, essayists and journalists. The collection, edited by Martha Bayne, tells the vibrant and culturally rich history of the city.
August 13, 6pm
“Eat Only When You’re Hungry”
(Women and Children First)
Lindsay Hunter, author of “Don’t Kiss Me,” “Daddy’s” and “Ugly Girls” launches her new novel “Eat Only When You’re Hungry.”
August 18, 7:30pm.
“How To Behave in a Crowd”
(Seminary Co-op Bookstores)
Camille Bordas reads from her third novel, her first written in English.
August 15, 6pm
(Chicago Public Library: Sulzer Regional)
Local Chicago comic artists and creators showcase comics and zines. Workshops and panels for all ages.
August 5, 10am-4pm
Forms & Features: Villanelle
A workshop focusing on the villanelle, an intricate, rhymed French form rooted in Italian folk song.
August 12, 1pm-3pm.
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.