Posts tagged "Quimby's"

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#poetrybyemilydickenson… It’s launch, it’s hugh, and it’s run by Mr. Roggenbuck. Quimby’s Podcast Episode #4 You Tell Me That I Make No Difference But At Least I’m F**king Trying What The F**k Have You Done by Cassandra Troyan CCLaP Podcast Episode #76 features live readings from Ben Tanzer, Mark Brand, Jason Fisk, and Sally Weigel.... Read more »

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The Brown’s Chicken Massacre by Jacob S. Knabb What’s new at Quimby’s? A Tug-of-War Was On by Mickey Hess Heart by Lindsay Hunter The Tribune gives out some awards Show you love for Quimby’s with a Temp Tattoo 2 Poems by Steve Roggenbuck Curbside Splendor announces Piano Rats by Franki Elliot.

Literary Links

Literary Links
1. Chicago Underground Library on Outside The Loop 2. Busted Mouth Podcast Episode 11: Grown Folks Stories Vol. 3 3. Simon A. Smith in Requited 4. Quimby’s is talking about Dum Dum should you be? 5. Mike Kitchell Book Sale 6. Steve Roggenbuck discussed on Stuff You Will Hate 7. Davis Schneiderman dissects Wikipedia at... Read more »

Quimby's Podcast Episode #1

That’s right, Quimby’s has launched a podcast. The podcast is recorded live at the bookstore, and can be downloaded here. Episode 1 features an interview with Margaret Hicks the author of Chicago Comedy: A Fairly Serious History.

Recap of the Cinco De Awesome Reading at Quimby's

For a busy literary night in Chicago it was a decent turn out at Quimby’s on May 5th. It was a night of forthcoming titles as Brandon Will, James Tadd Adcox, and Ben Tanzer all read selections from work that will be release sometimes in the future. Brandon kicked things off, on his birthday and... Read more »

Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz to Perform in Chicago

New York performance poet Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz is headed to Chicago and she is bring Shappy Seaholtz with her. Cristin is a part of the NYC-Urbana Poetry Slam Team and represents them all over the world. She just reissued four of first chapbooks through Write Bloody Publishing including Hot Teen Slut (her tales from the... Read more »

The Last Annual Midwest Pop-Up Bookshop

  It is always hard to shop for the literary indie hipster on your list, but many of the independent presses and bookstores in town have come together to offer up a solution. As part of the cross-country Indie Lit Roadshow on December 12th, The Last Annual Midwest Pop-Up Bookshop will take place at The... Read more »

The Page 99 Test

The average reader walks into Quimby’s or The Book Cellar and by some stroke of luck, or nice placement by a friend behind the counter, picks up your book. What are they going to look at? Well, says they are likely to read page 99. This creative and social site allows you to test... Read more »

Knee-Jerk & Meno @ Quimby's

Tonight at Quimby’s Joe Meno celebrates the release of the paperback version of last year’s classic The Great Perhaps. This pivot novel explores the various ways families and individuals attempt to answer life’s most complex questions. The event will be hosted by the nice folks over at Knee-Jerk. The reading also features Jon Resh, author... Read more »

An Interview With Josh Wilker

Growing up my favorite baseball card was the 1985 Donruss Shawon Dunston Rated Rookie card. I was a huge Cubs fan, but this card seemed to have another story to tell. At the time I suppose I didn’t know how to tell that story, but I did know I wanted to hold on to that... Read more »