Greg Michie and Bill Ayers
Greg Michie returns to the Chicago neighborhood, public school, grade and subject where he first taught in the 1990s in his latest book, “Same As It Never Was.”
(American Writers Museum)
Award-winning poet and Buzzfeed’s “AM to DM” co-host Saeed Jones reads from his memoir, “How We Fight for Our Lives.”
Hanif Abdurraqib, Shira Erlichman and Paige Lewis
(Women and Children First)
Three poets read from new poetry collections: “A Fortune For Your Disaster,” “Odes to Lithium” and “Space Struck.”
Tim O’Brien with Alex Kotlowitz
(Harold Washington Library Center)
Tim O’Brien, National Book Award-winning author of “The Things They Carried.” shares “Dad’s Maybe Book,” his first book in almost twenty years.
Graywolf Forty-Fifth Anniversary
Graywolf Press celebrates forty-five years with a reading featuring Nick Flynn, Carmen Giménez Smith, Erika L. Sánchez, Diane Seuss and Tom Sleigh.
Newcity Lit Editor Tara Betts is the author of “Break the Habit” and “Arc & Hue.” Her interviews and features have appeared in publications such as Hello Giggles, Mosaic Magazine, NYLON, The Source, Sixty Inches from Center, and Poetry magazine. She also hosts author chats at the Seminary Co-Op bookstores in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood.