“The Displaced Children of Displaced Children”
(Women & Children First Bookstore)
Winner of the Sexton Prize for Poetry, Faisal Mohyuddin presents his debut collection, a Poetry Book Society recommendation. With guests Jacob Saenz and Emily Jungmin Yoon.
Viet Thanh Nguyen
(American Writers Museum)
2016 Pulitzer Prize winner Viet Thanh Nguyen reads from “The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives” with contributors Kao Kalia Yang and Vu Tran.
“René Magritte: Selected Writings”
(Cliff Dwellers Club)
Artist-in-residence Kathleen Rooney discusses Surrealist René Magritte’s manuscript, available for the first time in English translation.
Mark Doty and Rafael Campo
Award-winning poets Mark Doty and Dr. Rafael Campo read.
(The Seminary Co-op)
The author of multiple New York Times bestsellers presents “The Perfectionists: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World.”
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.