Rick Kogan might be sentimental—just don’t call him a sentimentalist.
The Books Issue: Violence
This week’s Chicagoan is Tricia Jolliff, fan-fiction writer.
Chicagoans recommend the Rebuilding Exchange, the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, and more.
Silk Road Rising’s play in progress, “Mosque Alert,” crowdsources controversy.
Goodman Theatre stages Jon Robin Baitz’s Other Desert Cities.
The Book Cellar hosts a release party for Joe Meno’s Office Girl on Thursday, June 28th
A Cavalcade of Lesser Horrors traces the fragile legacy of literary journalism
Submit your 750-word version of the Great American Novel to a flash fiction writing contest.
Groupon wanted me to sign a noncompete clause, even though I might never work there either.
Writing classes for kids include art criticism and sportswriting.
Since the spectacular success of his first novel, Trainspotting, ten years ago, Scottish writer Irvine Welsh has solidified his reputation as the profane scribe of the drug-addled and disenfranchised, producing four more novels in addition to multiple novellas, plays, and short stories. He’s also gotten into film production, journalism, teaching, and humanitarian work on behalf […]
Before the kids, writer Amy Krouse Rosenthal was just another subversive chick. Now she picks brain lint in coffeehouses.
It’s hard to be independent.