Event: October Soiree

MAKE Literary Productions, Jane’s Restaurant, Glunz Distributors, and Heritage Wine present a Benefit Soiree Wednesday, October 28, 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Jane’s Restaurant in Bucktown, 1655 W. Cortland The evening will take place in Jane’s gorgeous party room and feature readings at 8:00 p.m. from MAKE editors including Don De Grazia, author of the novel American Skin, Joel Craig, author of the poetry collection Shine Tomorrow and emerging writer Kathryn Scanlan. Throughout the night, live music will be provided by LeRoy Bach with Nat Ward and Katie Weigman. A silent auction featuring limited-edition books, original artwork, and other one-of-a-kind items is not to be missed.  Guests are welcome to drop by or stay the entire evening. Tickets are $40 and include complimentary hors d’oeuvres from Jane’s, premium beer and wine from Glunz Distributors and Heritage Wines, and a chance to wine prizes throughout the night. Reserve tickets by contacting Sarah Dodson at 773-552-7440 or sarah@makemag.com or purchase below
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Auction and raffle items from these donors and more >Busy Beaver Buttons A button gift pack! >Portrait Package from DBC Creative Need head shots? An author’s photo? A portrait of little Jimmy for Christmas? Photographer and MAKE designer Johnathan Crawford will capture the image perfectly at his Wicker Park studio. >A 67.5 X 67.5 Irish Chain Pattern Quilt by Pat. Quilt to be made from highest quality fabric with two colors chosen by auction winner from a box of 64 Crayolas >Sparrow Hair A haircut from in-demand stylist Bathsheba Nemerovski at Sparrow >Wave Books A 2009 Subscription The 2009 series consists of new collections of poetry by Joshua Beckman, Noelle Kocot, Chelsey Minnis and Rachel Zucker; and a book of creative nonfiction by Maggie Nelson. The paperback subscription also includes the hardcover edition of Dara Wier’s Selected Poems (available exclusively in hardcover). >Original artwork from Marvin Tate and Emil Ferris >Featherproof Books Gift Basket Including new titles from Blake Butler and Amelia Gray, a t-shirt, and other awesome books from the featherproof catalog >Collection of new titles from Dalkey Archive Press “>Dalkey Archive Press Jerusalem by Goncalo M. Tavares The Country Where No One Ever Dies by Ornela Vorpsi Fado by Andrzej Stasiuk Running Away by Jean-Phillippe Toussaint >A Bloodshot Records Goodie Box with loads of music and gadgets >MAKE Contributor Collections! Nonfiction No Man’s Land: American Essays by Eula Biss (Graywolf Press,) (signed) The Adderall Diaries by Stephen Elliott (Graywolf Press,) Live Nude Girl: My Life as an Object by Kathleen Rooney (signed) Freedom of Expression by Kembrew Mcleod (signed) WITH copy of new Copyright Criminals DVD http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/copyright-criminals/getinvolved.html Darkroom: A Family Exposure by Jill Christman (WW Norton The University of Georgia Press) Rhode Island Notebook by Gabriel Gudding (Dalkey Archive Press ) Fiction Crossing California by Adam Langer (signed) The Ghost of Chicago by John McNally (signed) American Skin by Don De Grazia (signed) The Great Perhaps by Joe Meno (signed) Poetry Creatures of a Day by Reginald Gibbons (signed) Revolver by Robyn Schiff (The University of Iowa Press) (signed) It is Daylight by Arda Collins (www.yale.edu/yup/) Poker by Tomaz Salamun (Ugly Duckling Presse ) A Plate of Chicken by Matthew Rohrer (Ugly Duckling Presse ) The Nest, Swift Passerine by Dan Beachy-Quick (Tupelo Press ) Voices Cast Out to Talk Us In by Ed Roberson (The University of Iowa Press) Union by Ish Klein (Canarium Books ) The Next Settlement by Michael Robins (signed) >Marvin Bell gift basket with limited-edition copy of Poetry for a Midsummer’s Night and poster. Both signed by the author >Don De Grazia Hot Box Includes $50 gift certificates to Safari Coffee, andSouthport Lanes , as well as an autographed copy of the original U.K. release of American Skin > Steppenwolf Theater Theater tickets >A year-long subscription to Poetry Magazine > Hideout Two tickets to a show at the Hideout >The T-Shirt Deli A shopping event for 10 people. Everyone receives 10% off a t-shirt and the certificate holder will get a free t-shirt. And much, much more…

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MAKE Magazine Publisher MAKE Literary Productions   Managing Editor Chamandeep Bains   Fiction Editor Kamilah Foreman   Nonfiction Editor Jessica Anne   Poetry Editor Joel Craig   Intercambio Poetry Editor Daniel Borzutzky   Intercambio Prose Editor Brenda Lozano   Latin American Art Portfolio Editor Alejandro Almanza Pereda   Reviews Editor Mark Molloy   Art Portfolio Editor Sarah Kramer   Creative Director Joshua Hauth, Hauthwares   Web Design Johnathan Crawford   Proofreader/Copy Editor Sarah Kramer   Associate Fiction Editors LC Fiore Kerstin Schaars   Contributing Editors Kyle Beachy Steffi Drewes Kathleen Rooney   LIT & LUZ FESTIVAL, 2016-17   Managing Director: Nuria Sheehan Co-directors: Sarah Dodson and Brenda Lozano Associate Artistic Directors: Daniel Borzutzky, Joel Craig, and Ireri Rivas Media Director: Jennifer Patiño Cervantes Production and Logistics: Stephanie Manriquez   Sound and Vision: Charly Garcia _________________________ MAKE Literary Productions, NFP Co-directors, Sarah Dodson and Joel Craig