Tag: readings

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 »

The Funhouse Reading

“When I die, the ground will be like, ‘Uh, seat’s taken bro” and I will go unburied.”   Yes, those are the words of Sam Pink from his debut collection I Am Going To Clone Myself Then Kill The Clone And Eat It (Paper Hero Press, 2008). Sam’s work is wildly unpredictable, child-like at times,... Read more »

Literary Death Match Chicago Ep. 4

If you have ever met Todd Zuniga, Creator of Literary Death Match, there is no question why his events are so wildly successful. He is the editor of Opium Magazine, and a born entertainer. On January 14th he will bring his Literary Death Match format to Chicago for the fourth time and has assembled four... Read more »

Guest post: Online tools for readers and writers with Leah Jones, Natiiv Arts & Media founder

On the heels of this week’s literary smackdown over at ChicagoTribune.com, please welcome special guest Leah Jones of Natiiv Arts & Media to Chicago Subtext today. At Natiiv, Leah teaches authors, musicians, actors and other creative professionals how to utilize social media professionally, which she previously discussed with ChicagoNow blogger Tim Jahn of Beyond the... Read more »