Two rising literary stars talk shop on the occasion of their new books.
Tag: Curbside Splendor
Curbside Splendor’s first storefront comes to Revival Food Hall
The independent press’s book and record store hopes to join in the downtown food court’s spirit of community.
An oral history of the Empty Bottle
An excerpt from The Empty Bottle Chicago: 21+ Years of Music / Friendly / Dancing
The essays in Tony Fitzpatrick’s Dime Stories are enlightening, funny as hell
In this collection of Newcity columns, the artist-poet-writer renders strong opinions in lovely, frank prose.
Catching up with writer/professor/Wrigley Field vendor Michael Czyzniejewski
The modern-day Renaissance man talks about his new book of short fiction, I Will Love You for the Rest of My Life: Breakup Stories.
Lit and rock merge at Curbside Splendor’s Words + Music
Indie imprint Curbside Splendor releases its first cassingle during Words + Music, October 16 at the Empty Bottle.
Gossip Wolf: Who’s in Elia Einhorn’s Fashion Brigade?
A new project from Scotland Yard Gospel Choir’s Elia Einhorn, new bands with folks from Bloodiest and Fake Limbs, and more
Best New Book by a Former Chicago Golden Gloves Champ
When he describes an ass whoopin’, you know he knows what he’s talking about.
Megan Stielstra taps into the anxieties of early adulthood in Once I Was Cool
Megan Stielstra taps into the anxieties of early adulthood in Once I Was Cool, the Columbia College teacher’s new collection of personal essays.
In Bill Hillmann’s novel The Old Neighborhood, Edgewater is rife with violence and revenge
Bill Hillmann’s novel tells the story of a young man’s struggle to survive amid a world of gangs and racism.
Chicago authors share their secrets
Chicago authors with spring books coming out share methods for combating writer’s block and other secrets.
Reader’s Agenda Thu 4/10: Words + Music, Everything Is Terrible!, and Juana Molina
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Thursday, April 10
Live forever in the upcoming Empty Bottle book
Curbside Splendor is soliciting stories for the up coming book, The Empty Bottle Chicago. An Oral History. 20-Something Years of Piss, Shit, and Broken Urinals.
Bitches gotta write
Samantha Irby, the acerbic author of the hyperpopular blog Bitches Gotta Eat, publishes her first book.
Reader’s Agenda Sun 4/14: Pop-Up Book Fair, Bitchin’ Purge II, and the Chicago Television Project
What’s on the Reader’s Agenda for Sunday, April 14, 2013