Overlooked: Ida B. Wells
(Harold Washington Library)
New York Times columnist Nikole Hannah-Jones, writer Eve Ewing, author and educator Michelle Duster and WBEZ’s Natalie Moore will discuss the life of Ida B. Wells as part of the Chicago Humanities Festival and the Times’ “Overlooked” series.
Graphic! Chicago Humanities Fallfest
Featuring David Grann, Abbi Jacobson, Jessica Hopper, Kiese Laymon, Daniel José Older and Jos Charles.
Through November 30
“Revelations” by Ruben Quesada
Poet and founder of the Latinx Writers Caucus Ruben Quesada launches a new book, with poets Tara Betts, T Clutch Fleishmann and Kenyatta Rogers.
“Scarface and the Untouchable”
(The American Writers Museum)
Author of “The Road to Perdition,” Max Allan Collins, and historian A. Brad Schwartz discuss their book about Al Capone and Eliot Ness.
(The Reveler Chicago)
Featuring Rebecca Makkai (“The Great Believers”), Jeremy Wilson (“Adult Teeth”), Dina Elenbogen (“Drawn From Water”) and Will Boast (“Daphne”). Preceded by Small Press Book Fair with Small Press Book Fair with Allium Books, Tortoise Books, Rose Metal Press, Weatherproof, 7Vientos and MAKE Literary Productions.
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.