Thursday, April 16 @ 7:00 pm
Under 30/Over 60
Join us for an evening of cross-generational stories. Listen as three writers under the age of 30 and three writers over the age of 60 shed their blissful ignorance onstage as they attempt to answer “What I Wish I Knew.”
- Samantha Hoffman, author of What More Could You Wish For
- Eric Charles May, award-winning author of Bedrock Faith
- Jim Padar, author of the blog and book On Being a Cop
- 826CHI volunteers Molly Sprayregen and Kayla Schwalbe
- Ted Wesenberg, MFA candidate at Northwestern University
At The Book Cellar
Friday, May 1 @ 6:00 pm
A Celebration of Asian American Writers in Chicago
Chicago Writers Conference and Open Books Present A Celebration of Asian American Writers in Chicago.
Join four of Chicago’s most prominent Asian-American writers as they read from old work and new!
- Nami Mun
- Alec Nevala-Lee
- Vu Tran
- Wailin Wong
At Open Books River North, 213 W. Institute Place
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