A Few Red Drops
(American Writers Museum)
Claire Hartfield, author of “A Few Red Drops: The Chicago Race Riot of 1919” discusses the historical and contemporary relevance of this culture clash with justice advocate and retired Cook County judge Sheila Murphy.
January 9, 530pm
When They Call You a Terrorist
Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors discusses her book “When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir” with founding national director of the Black Youth Project 100 Charlene A. Carruthers.
January 23 at 7pm
Denis Johnson Tribute Tour
(Seminary Bookstore and City Lit Books)
Join authors Ling Ma, Daniel Raeburn, Augustus Rose and Vu Tran at Seminary Bookstore and Rebecca Makkai, Juan Martinez, Nami Mun and Adam Morgan at City Lit Books for a celebration in honor of Denis Johnson’s final collection of short stories, “The Largesse of the Sea Maiden,” completed just before his death.
January 16, 6pm and 6:30pm
The Selfie Generation
(Women and Children First)
Culture critic Alicia Eler will read and sign “The Selfie Generation: How Our Self-Images Are Changing Our Notions of Privacy, Sex, Consent and Culture.”
January 18, 7:30pm
Body Horror: Capitalism, Fear, Misogyny, Jokes
(Harold Washington Library)
Award-winning journalist Anne Elizabeth Moore explores the global toll of capitalism on women. Reading and book signing.
January 30, 6pm
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.