Xandria Phillips and Raych Jackson
(57th Street Books)
Phillips and Jackson share from their debut poetry collections “Hull” and “Even the Saints Audition.”
(American Writers Museum)
Award-winning poet and National Book Award finalist Smith reads from their third collection “Homie.”
“Best Women’s Erotica of the Year: Volume 5”
(Women & Children First)
Editor Rachel Kramer Bussel reads with Kathleen Delaney-Adams, Lauren Emily, Jayne Renault, Sierra Simone and Suleikha Snyder. With Valentine’s Day-themed refreshments and giveaways.
Award-winning mystery writer Lori Rader-Day will be in conversation with WGN’s Marcella Raymond and read from her new novel “The Lucky One.”
Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo (C2E2)
The eleventh annual deep dive into comics, graphic novels, movies, series, videogames and pop culture. Cards Against Humanity curates performances from the Chicago comedy community.
February 28-March 1
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.