Poetry of Protest
A workshop for all experience levels led by Maggie Queeney, in conjunction with the “Signs of Resistance” exhibition, co-curated by the Poetry Foundation and poet, playwright and activist Kristiana Rae Colón.
December 16, 1pm
(Women & Children First)
Author Jaclyn Friedman in conversation with professional feminist Veronica Arreola about “Unscrewed: Women, Sex, Power and How to Stop Letting the System Screw Us.”
December 7, 7:30pm
The Chicago Review of Books Awards include book signings by shortlisted authors Eve Ewing, Elise Paschen, Christina Pugh, Don Share, Megan Stielstra, Jac Jemc, Juan Martinez, Lindsay Hunter, Angela Jackson, Fred Sasaki, Quraysh Ali Lansana, Camille Bordas, Sandra Jackson-Opoku and Augustus Rose.
December 1, 7pm
One-Hundredth Anniversary of the Russian Revolution
(The Seminary Co-op Bookstore)
Yuri Slezkine discusses his epic “The House of Government” with Eleonor Gilburd from the University of Chicago.
December 15, 6pm
Guests include James Gordon, Faisal Mohyuddin, Jasmine Davila, H. Melt and Tom Underberg.
December 5, 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.