“On Lighthouses” presents a brief nonfiction foray into Barrera’s fascination with the lighthouse, a beacon that many people rarely notice or see only in movies.
Brothers and sisters often go through childhood as a unit. This shared life breaks when the kids become independent adults.
As a visual artist, poet and teaching artist, Ohio native Krista Franklin has made her mark on the city of Chicago and beyond.
Author talks and readings for May.
“Warhol” is a massive new biography that reminds us that there’s more to Andy than meets the eye.
Kathryn Scanlan’s debut story collection is a work that reminds how much closer the form of flash fiction is to poetry than the short story.
Samantha Irby’s third essay collection offers comic relief for all her readers, not just middle aged women who assert their awkward hipness.
Some of Chicago’s greatest assets reside in its independent bookstores. They support each other. Pilsen Community Books is a part of that extended community.
It’s so easy to absorb the heartache and grief of these writers’ words that it feels like reading this anthology is a form of solidarity.
Language—not just barriers, but its inadequacy—hisses its way thematically through Rachel DeWoskin’s poetry collection.