Tag: Gina Frangello

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 »

Fifth Wednesday Journal's Release Party @ Book Cellar

Fifth Wednesday will be releasing their Spring 2011 Issue this Friday, May 6th, at The Book Cellar. The reading will include Chris Glomski, Gina Frangello, and Garin Cycholl. The featured poet of the night will be Elise Paschen. Fifth Wednesday has been publishing twice a year out of Lisle since 2007. Their Spring Issue features... Read more »

Tim Jones-Yelvington in Sequins

Tim Jones-Yelvington has lived up to his title as “The Lady Gaga of the Chicago Lit scene” on more than one occasion, and here we find him trying out the piece that he later performed at AWP 2011 in Colorado at The Whistler. Tim will be reading tomorrow night (4/27) at Beauty Bar Chicago as... Read more »

Story Week

Story Week kicks of on the 13th for the literary crowd not headed to SXSW. This is the 15th annual event, and theme this year is Class Act. As it has for the last 15 years, Story Week 2011 will offer six days jam-packed with readings, conversations with authors, panels, performances, and book signings at... Read more »

Breakfast With The Author 2

Mark Brand of Silverthought Press is back with his second installment of Breakfast With The Author. This Mark has Gina Frangello (Slut Lullabies) and Kathleen Rooney (Rose Metal Press).

Interview with Gina Frangello

One of the names on the New City Lit 50 list that I was happy to see is Gina Frangello. She is truly a force in the Chicago scene, and with her new short story collection, Slut Lullabies (Emergency Press, June 2010) has the potential to be recognized on a large scale. She is an... Read more »

Lists, Lists, and More Lists

It’s a fact that the internet loves lists and there have been several interesting literary lists surfacing over the last few weeks. The most relevant to this site would be New City’s Lit 50. The list is a who’s who of Chicago lit and features the names of 50 of the top movers and shakers... Read more »

The Nervous Breakdown Reading @ The Whistler

The Nervous Breakdown is an online magazine featuring the work of published and emerging authors, poets, and other artists from around the world, and they just happen to have a strong presense ins Chicago. A few months ago they had their first reading here and it was a big success. Organized by Gina Frangello and... Read more »