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“Starting Lines” — A Lit & Comedy Hour by MAKE Magazine & Wakefield Media
3:00 – 4:00pm
River East Art Center – 435 East Illinois
Hosted by Chicago’s most well-read comedian, Adam Burke, there’ll be three short readings from award-winning writers Don De … Continue reading
Via PGP: This Thursday, at Superchief Gallery in Brooklyn, MAKE Magazine and Publishing Genius Press are sponsoring what is sure to be one of the footballest readings ever. Two teams of four readers, with their coaches, will square off on … Continue reading
sponsored by Poetry
The brand-new BOOK FORT area at Pitchfork Music festival sees the iconic and wildly popular outdoor festival incorporating yet another area of independent media into its scope, the one that brought it to prominence in the first … Continue reading
Friday, Jul 20, 6:00PM–11:00PM
The Ludington Building
1104 South Wabash Avenue
Preregister for a commemorative poster
The Printers’ Ball is coming back to the future! Join thousands of readers, writers, and artists from around the planet for the greatest literary party in the … Continue reading
Coming up around the corner is a phenomenal literary festival dedicated to midwestern literary feats. From June 1st to June 3rd, Milwaukee will host an eclectic series of reading events, panel discussions, performances, a spelling B, gallery shows and a … Continue reading
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Join us at the Gentner Showroom on April 20 at 6:30 PM for the opening of Patrick McGee’s painting show–exformation. Writers Thomas Mundt and Mike Zapata will open with opening with short fiction, and musician Reid Coker will provide songs … Continue reading
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Join MAKE and over 40 other publishers and literary organizations at the first ever Chicago Book Expo, November 19 & 20.
Chicago Writers House, in partnership with Uptown United, presents Chicago Book Expo 2011, a pop‐up bookstore and literary spectacle in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood. The event takes place November … Continue reading
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MAKE: A Literary Magazine Issue 11 “Neither/Nor” Release Party
Friday, October 28. Doors at 7 p. m. / Show starts at 7:30 sharp!
Rational Park, 2557 W. North Ave
$8 suggested donation—can be used toward the purchase of an issue or a subscription. … Continue reading
Celebrate the tenth anniversary of The Danny’s Reading Series with poetry from MAKE contributor Anthony McCann, along with Jessica Savitz and Jason Bredle. Continue reading
At the newly opened Gentner Furniture Showroom! Featuring short readings by Lindsay Hunter (Daddy’s) and L.C. Fiore. Music before and after from The Spares‘s Steve Hendershot. Click the image for more information.
Recommended by Time Out Chicago the Chicago Tribune, and … Continue reading
And it’ll be here on July 29. MEANWHILE, deadline for publications and organizations who’d like to participate is this Friday, July 1.
How it works:
Everyone is invited to share what they’re able—books, magazines, broadsides, posters, CDs, bookmarks, buttons, flyers, you name … Continue reading
Over the years, NY-based visual artist Rachel Mason has created stunning author portraits for MAKE — among her many, many other accomplishments.
This weekend, you’ll have three opportunities to catch her in action.
FRIDAY, June 17 Co-Prosperity Sphere with Joan of Arc, … Continue reading
CLMP Presents The GIANT Lit Mag Fair 11am to 4pm
Sunday, June 12 at 11:00 am
at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe
126 Crosby Street, New York, NY 10012
Hundreds of literary magazines from across the country will be on sale for only $2 an … Continue reading
Roxaboxen Exhibitions is proud to present HAPPINESS MACHINES, a solo show by Caroline Picard — running June 10th – June 24th, with an opening exhibition on June 10th from 6-10pm, 2130 W. 21st, Pilsen, Chicago, IL
An energy drink of the … Continue reading
PRINTERS ROW LIT FEST 2011!
June 4 and 5 at the Chicago Tribune’s Printers Row Lit Fest in on Printers Row in Chicago, stop by the Indie Publishers tent and find specially-priced merchandise from 826chi, Drag City, featherproof books, Green Lantern … Continue reading
As part of the Mission Creek Festival‘s LIT CRAWL, MAKE presents a reading at the Foxhead featuring Joel Craig, Tim Denevi, Devin King, Geoffrey Nutter, and Caroline Picard. The Whether Report‘s Jarrett Mitchell hosts.
Mission Creek 1st Annual Lit Crawl! Presented … Continue reading
Saturday, March 26, head on over to the for the second annual Chicago Zine Fest! With two full floors of tablers (featuring 300 zinesters!), a full day of workshops, a DIY Film Festival curated by Eric Ayotte, lectures, and more, … Continue reading
THE DANNY’S READING SERIES PRESENTS: : Matthew Zapruder and Steve Healy | Wednesday, March 23 at Danny’s Tavern, 1951 W Dickens, 7:30pm sharp
MATTHEW ZAPRUDER is the author of three collections of poetry, American Linden (Tupelo Press, 2002), The Pajamaist (Copper Canyon Press, 2006), … Continue reading
Live Giants #8: A Crew of Mary Ruefle
In celebration of the release of Mary Ruefle’s Selected Poems from Wave, the eighth installment of the Live Giants online readings series will be next Tuesday, September 28th, at 8PM Eastern. This … Continue reading
The Printers’ Ball After-Party and MAKE Five-Year Anniversary Fiesta
When: Friday, July 30, 9 p.m. / Where: Reggie’s Music Joint 2105 South State Street/ Cost: Free/ 21 +
What: Join us after the Sixth Annual Printers’ Ball for a … Continue reading
Celebrate the release award-winning Chicago author and MAKE contributor Reginald Gibbons’s collection of Chicago poems and stories,
SLOW TRAINS OVERHEAD
. Gibbons will be joined by gapersblock.com‘s Politics Editor, Ramsin Canon. Canon will present a multi-media
Chicago Ward Primer: Celebrities, Scandals … Continue reading
SOFA is pleased to present the paintings of New York artist, former Chicagoan and MAKE visual arts editor Stacie Johnson. Head on over Saturday, February 27, 7-10pm, to 301 E 33rd #7, Austin, TX for art, beer, and special snacks. … Continue reading
A Saturday Evening Pre: Cocktail Hour Reading and Discussion featuring Renowned Writers Stephen Elliott and Luis Alberto Urrea, and Emerging Writer Caroline Picard
Saturday, December 5, 6:30pm at Bar DeVille
701 N. Damen, Chicago, IL 60622 / FREE
A cocktail hour reading … Continue reading
The Danny’s Reading Series
Wednesday, November 18th
Kiki Petrosino and Judith Goldman
JUDITH GOLDMAN is the author of Vocoder (Roof Books 2001), DeathStar/rico-chet (O Books 2006), and a chapbook, “The Dispossessions” (Atticus/Finch 2009). Her work appears or will appear in recent issues … Continue reading
This Sunday as part of the 20th Anniversary of The Underground Wonderbar, Chicago’s best underground bar that no one has ever heard of, a celebration will take place.
“Come Home Chicago” will celebrate the long tradition of Chicago writing and … Continue reading
The Printers’ Ball is an annual celebration of print culture, featuring thousands of magazines, books, and broadsides available free of charge; live readings and music; letterpress, offset, and paper-making demonstrations; and much more.
Friday, July 31, 2009
5:00pm – 11:00pm
1104 South … Continue reading
The Chicago Underground Library celebrates “The Science of Obscurity,” an
evening of new, unpublished, and in-progress works presented as science fair
experiments. The night will also feature a public book launch via catapult
and the mass purging of rejection letters–community literary rituals in
need … Continue reading
The Danny’s Reading Series
Wednesday, June 10th
With Dorothea Lasky and Joshua Marie Wilkinson
In the forthcoming issue of MAKE (just a few more weeks!) Dorothea Lasky talks with Univ. of Chicago’s George M. Pullman Professor Lauren Berlant about being an educator and … Continue reading
Come see us! We’re sharing tables 327 -329 with Green Lantern Press and Featherproof Books.
New tote bags in the works and fest-only deals on subscriptions and individual copies.
You’d rather trade a pine cone, two rabbits feet, and a roll of … Continue reading
Please join us for the issue 7 release party at the historic Polish bar Zakopane, 1734 W. Division St.
7pm, $10 donation, must be 21
The evening will include readings from contributors Jill Summers + Susie Kirkwood, Faisal Mohyuddin, and John Beer.
Peter … Continue reading
THE WINDY CITY STORY SLAM ALL-CITY CHAMPIONSHIPS | Saturday, January 24, 2009, 8pm, 18 +
readings from DON DE GRAZIA and special guest MARC KELLY SMITH * SLAM CHAMPIONSHIP FINALISTS * LEGENDS OF THE SLAM
live performances from THIN MAN * THE … Continue reading
These Printers’ Ball pictures were taken on behalf of Literago.org by Chris Hiltz.
We’re especially fond of this one: