Printers Row Preview

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Last week I posted a link to printable schedule for the two-day Printers Row Festival taking place this weekend, but what events do you attend? Why should you head to Printers Row this weekend?

Well, I've taken out my pink highlighted and marked up my schedule so I thought I would share that with you.


Saturday, June 4th


10:30am Adoption Nation with JANE KATCH and GINA FRANGELLO, moderated by Amy Alessi @ University Center/Loop Room (Free Tickets here)

11:15 a.m. The Art of Biography, with PATRICIA ALBERS, JONATHAN EIG, LOUISE KNIGHT and ADRIAN BURGOS JR., moderated by Sam Weller @ Hotel Blake

1 p.m. KATHLEEN ROONEY, author of "Oneiromance (an epithalamion)" @ Arts & Poetry Stage

2:15 p.m. The Order of Odd-Fish: Theatrical Readings and Fan Art, presented by JAMES KENNED @ University Center/Multimedia Room (Free Tickets here)

3:30 p.m. KEVIN COVAL and the Louder Than A Bomb All-Star @ Arts & Poetry Stage

4:30 p.m. Chicago Slam Works' Printers Row Slam Cup competition hosted by Dan Sullivan, Tim Stafford & J.W. Basilo @ Arts & Poetry Stage

The best and most wild and exciting parts of Printers Row typically happen at Lit After Dark, and this year will be no different. Here is the line-up, but there will be reading brought to you by Printer's Ball, Windy City Story Slam and RUI.


Sunday, June 5th


3 p.m.
Historical Fiction: REBECCA JOHNS, GOLDIE GOLDBLOOM, BRIGID PASULKA and ELLEN BRYSON, moderated by Frank Tempone @ University Center/ Park Fountain Room (Free Tickets here)

4 p.m. Unsung Books: A Reading, with PATRICK SOMERVILLE, JANET BURROWAY, MARYA HORNBACHER, JEREMY WILSON and MICHAEL McCOLL @ Center Stage

There are also a bunch of great vendors you should check out.

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