Printers Row Lit Fest has been bringing all things literary to the streets of the Printers Row neighborhood for 37 years. The festivities return for the second weekend of September with a packed schedule of events. The festival is many things to many people: a homage to the publishing industry, a shopping spree for book […]
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Race, fate, and sisterhood on the south side
“My earliest memory of myself is of my sister. My earliest understanding of my world comes from three women—my mother, grandmother, and aunt.” In her new memoir Three Girls From Bronzeville: A Uniquely American Story of Race, Fate, and Sisterhood, Dawn Turner turns her journalistic eye toward her own story, one she weaves as inextricable […]
Lit this month
September brings us a bevy of book-related, word-inspired, and otherwise literary events. Here’s a few to pencil into your calendar. The Paper Machete has returned to its performance home in Uptown at the Green Mill, to the delight of fans. The organizers describe it as a “weekly live magazine,” and while comedians are regularly featured, […]
It’s time once again for the two-day book bonanza that’s the Printers Row Lit Fest
Books! Books! Authors! Food! Books!
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Printers Row Lit Fest
Reader’s Agenda Sat 6/7: Printers Row Lit Fest, a scavenger hunt, and Mother Falcon
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Saturday, June 7
Paula, Lidia, and Ina at Lit Fest, Rick’s art meets plate, and more
Things that are happening, from pie talk on stage to art coming down from the walls to be eaten
Printers Row Lit Fest preview
Printers Row Lit Fest’s 30th year brings hundreds of authors and booksellers to the South Loop.
Workshopping with Irvine Welsh
Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh joins Don De Grazia for a staged reading of their script in progress.