Literary Rock & Roll Readings/Signings featuring Preston L. Allen (Every Boy Should Have A Man); Eric Charles May (Bedrock Faith); Christine Sneed (Little Known Facts). Band: Street Sounds, honoring the work of poet/bandleader David Hernandez (1946-2013) with readings by Achy Obejas, Eduardo Arocho, Marta Collazo, and Carlos Cumpian. This all-ages event will be held at Metro Chicago, 3730 N. Clark.
Eric Charles May in conversation with Preston L. Allen, hosted by Johnny Temple. This event will be held in the Harold Washington Library, Cindy Pritzker Auditorium.
Panel: The Publishing Ecosystem Featuring Johnny Temple, Anitra Budd (Coffeehouse Press Managing Editor), Eleanor Jackson (Dunow, Carlson & Lerner Literary Agent), Sheryl Johnston (Publicist), Nancy Zafris (Flannery O’Connor Award series editor and author of The Home Jar). Hosted by Donna Seaman. This event will be held at the Harold Washington Library, 400 S. State.
Panel: Translation Matters. Featuring Cristina García, Achy Obejas, Kolin Jordan, and Valeria Luiselli. Hosted by Susan Harris. This is a Guild Complex Event, and will be held at the Humboldt Park Fieldhouse, 1400 N. Sacramento (North of Division).
Joe Meno and Bruce Sheridan host Barry Gifford. Cosponsored by Department of Cinema Arts & Sciences. This event will be held at Film Row, 1104 S. Wabash.
Cristina García hosted by Teresa Puente. Cosponsored by Guild Complex. This event will be held at the Harold Washington Library, 400 S. State.
Creative Writing Faculty Showcase Readings featuring Shawn Shiflett, Rose Blouin, Michael McColly, Samuel Park,David Trinidad, and Josh Young. Hosted by Sam Weller. This event will be held at Columbia College Chicago, Stage Two, 618 S. Michigan.