Claudia Rankine and Will Rawls
(Museum of Contemporary Art)
Poet Claudia Rankine and choreographer Will Rawls discuss “What Remains,” a performance which explores how erasure and exposure shape black American life. (“What Remains” performances, December 5-9 at the MCA Warehouse)
Chicago Review of Books Awards
Who will win this year’s CHRBY Awards for fiction, nonfiction and poetry?
Chase Twichell is the author of eight books of poetry, including “Things As It Is” and “Horses Where the Answers Should Have Been: New and Selected Poems,” which won a Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award and a Balcones Poetry Prize.
Sunday Reading Series
Featuring Rachel Mennies, Rebecca Morgan Frank, Annah Browning and Ruben Quesada.
“Mr. Dickens and His Carol”
(American Writers’ Museum)
Samantha Silva’s novel “Mr. Dickens and His Carol” imagines Charles Dickens with writer’s block.
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.