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Notable Chicago: 6/16–6/22
By Jonathan McDaniel
June 16th, 2017
Friday 6/16: Visit Women & Children First to Celebrate the launch of Sharon Solwitz’s Once, In Lourdes with a conversation between Sharon and local author S. More from this author → ***
If you have an event listing you’d like us to consider, please contact [email protected]. 6 p.m., free. Parker School for an evening with Roxane Gay as she discusses her new book, Hunger. Melt. Saturday 6/18: Don’t miss Chicago Pride Fest (not to be confused with the parade next week) in Boystown! Thursday 6/22: Join the Guild Literary Complex for the next installment of Applied Words! Pint Pub, 5:30 p.m., free. Monday 6/19: Visit Francis W. She will be joined in conversation by Suzanne Buffam. 7 p.m., $15. ***
Logo art by Max Winter. Wisenberg. L. 7:30 p.m., free. Find him on twitter @JonathanMcD. 7:30 p.m., free. Sunday 6/18: As always, the Uptown Poetry Slam is going down at The Green Mill. This month’s topic is “Gender and the Arts.” Guests include C. $7, 21+. Jonathan McDaniel is a graduate of Columbia College Chicago’s Nonfiction MFA program, and his work has most recently appeared in The Point Magazine, Tahoma Literary Review, and at The Rumpus. Tuesday 6/20: Elise Levine will discuss her novel Blue Field at 57th Street Books. Open mic starts at 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, $10 suggested donation. Visit Women & Children First to welcome two award-winning authors, Amelia Gray and Catherine Lacey, for a reading, conversation, and book signing! Russell Price, Bea Cordelia, Britteney Black Rose Kapri, and H. followed by the slam itself.