Tag: Brandon Will

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 »

J. Bradley Returns to Chicago

J. Bradley is returning to Chicago for a two reading taking place in early May. Bradley’s most recently collection, My Hands Are As Thick As Dreams was released by Caper Literary Journal back in January. Bradley will be reading at the next Encyclopedia Show at Vittum Theatre on May 4, 2011 at 7:30p.m. with the... Read more »

"Comings Out" @ Rec Roomers

  The concept of “coming out” can mean something different everyone, and it seems like tonights reading at Rec Roomers will cover several of those meanings. To “come out” is essentially to declare who you are and what you intend do and be. All to often we over look that important step of declaring our... Read more »

Local Author Night Tonight @ Book Cellar

“One of the wonderful things about writing, as compared with some other art forms like acting and music, is that you don’t need to live in the major cultural meccas in order to succeed.” – Adam Schuitema This month, the Book Cellar’s local author night features five fantastic authors, among them, Adam Schuitema – who... Read more »

David Masciotra @ The Book Cellar (tonight!)

In “Working on a Dream: The Progressive Political Vision of Bruce Springsteen” (just released from Continuum books), David Masciotra examines how the musical legend’s work has been inspired and influenced by the fractured political texture of this country, and in turn contributed to the possible futures and hopes of its people. It was at Trinity... Read more »

Sunday Night Sex Show/ Haiti Fundraiser

Life is full of contradictions, but it still caught me off guard when I received the e-vite to Robyn Pennacchia’s Sunday Night Sex Show/Haiti Fundraiser. The Sunday Night Sex Show is a monthly reading true, personal stories about sex, sexuality, dating, love, and all that’s involved with that. There is also trivia and prizes involved,... Read more »