Posts tagged "CCLaP"

Literary Links

Literary Links
A Review of Sophomoric Philosophy by Victor David Giron. CCLaP Podcast #74 features an interview with Jason Fisk. Red Lightbulbs Issue 3 is live. A great review of My Father’s House by Ben Tanzer. HTML Giant loves the hunks of Chicago Lit, and a few others.  (NSFW) Check out the Religion of Nerves of Steel. A single... Read more »

The Year of The Fisk

2011 has been the year of Jason Fisk. Yesterday, Chicago Center of Literature and Photography announced the release of the new collection from Jason Fisk called Salt Creek Anthology, and his third collection of the year. This collection of 75 interchangeable and uniquely connection stories focus on a cul-de-sac in suburban Chicago. The collection is... Read more »

Literary Links

1. Mark Brand and CCLaP get a shout out from Time Out. 2. Ben Tanzer on Knee Jerk, again! 3. Pop Serial featured on Nylon 4. An Act of Public Service by Spencer Dew 5. Death Benefits by Russ Woods 6. An Excerpt from Sophomoric Philosophy, Part 4 7. An interview with Gina Frangello 8.... Read more »

Literary Links

1. CCLaP releases a series of photo essay’s showing how to make a book by hand. 2. Chicago Publishes has an article on the “Write to Work” workshop coming this summer. 3. A Poetry Brothel? Kathleen Rooney, I mean Vivian Nightgood, is now a superstar. 4. Jac Jemc featured on We Who Are About To... Read more »

Mark Brand on Plastic

The feature of the ebook has arrived in Chicago and it will soon be found at Quimby’s and The Book Cellar. Earlier this month I reviewed the new novella from Mark Brand, Life After Sleep, and in my review made clear all of the different e-formats that you could download from the publisher CCLaP. Observing... Read more »

Review: Life After Sleep by Mark R. Brand

As a father of four, a person with a more than full-time job, and some one who writes for several sites and for my own enjoyment I occasionally view sleep as a necessary evil. In Mark R. Brand’s new book Life After Sleep, we find a world that has perfected sleep to the point where... Read more »

American Wasteland's Call for Artists

  It is hard to belief that we are already approaching the ten year anniversary of 9/11, but we are. CCLaP (Chicago Center of Literature and Photography) recently announced a unique anthology that will not look back at the last ten years, but instead look forward to the next ten years. American Wasteland will be... Read more »

An Evening With Nathan Rabin

The next reading event sponsored by the Chicago Center for Literature and Photography (CCLaP) event with the head writer of the AV Club Nathan Rabin. The event takes places on November 29th at Stage 773 (formerly the Theatre Building Chicago). Rabin recently released a new collection of essay called My Year of Flops. The event... Read more »

99 Problems

  Is there a connection between running and writing? Ben Tanzer thinks so. Ben released his second digital collection through Chicago Center of Literature and Photography (CCLaP) last month. What is interesting is that this is Ben’s first collection of non-fiction essays. The collection is as much a document of running as it is a... Read more »

CCLaP's First Literary Event

The Chicago Center for Literature and Photography (CCLaP) has been the passion and project of Jason Pettus. His dedication to the arts and to Chicago is amazing, and tonight CCLaP hosts its first reading event. The one-hour show will feature brand-new pieces by CCLaP authors Sally Weigel and Ben Tanzer, as well as science-fiction author... Read more »