Dark Testament: A Century of Black Writers on Justice
(American Writers Museum)
An exploration of “racial injustice in America through the work of Black American writers from the end of the Civil War through the Civil Rights Movement”
Through September 17, 2023
Lit & Luz Festival
(MAKE Literary Production)
A dozen free bilingual events highlight this annual cultural exchange with Mexico.
October 31-November 5
(Chicago Public Library)
The celebrated cartoonist delivers his “One Book One Chicago” keynote for “Maus”
November 3, 6pm
Midwest Mystery Conference
Crime fiction writers and readers gather for a day of events
(Chicago Humanities Festival)
CHF’s second month includes Jerry Saltz, Marianne Williiamson, Reza Aslan and Patti Smith.