MAKE DO: Sideshows

Jun 04, 11


Saturday, June 4 at 11:30 a.m. in the Arts & Poetry Stage, check out the Indie Lit Sideshow, featuring Tim Kinsella, Adam Levin, and Caroline Picard, and suprise guests–with hosts featherproof’s Zach Dodson and of Quickies’s fame, Lindsay Hunter.

Tim Kinsella is a Chicago novelist who maybe plays music sometimes.

featherproof books is an independent Chicago press that’s still around.www.featherproof.com


Adam Levin is the author of the novel The Instructions, the winner of the 2011 New York Public Library Young Lions Fiction Award. Hot Pink, his collection of short stories, will be published by McSweeney’s next spring.

McSweeney’s is a small press based in San Francisco. It publishes novels, gift books, art books, a quarterly short-story journal, a monthly magazine, a DVD, and more. www.mcsweeneys.net


Caroline Picard is the Senior Editor for The Green Lantern Press.

Founded in 2005, THE GREEN LANTERN PRESS is a non-profit paperback press determined to publish and distribute emerging and/or forgotten works in a slow-media style.http://press.thegreenlantern.org/

And visit the Indie Publishers tent with 826chi, Drag City, featherproof books, Green Lantern Press, Hobart, knee-jerk magazine, MAKE Magazine, McSweeney’s, Paper Cave and Stop Smiling Books.


Devin King is a writer, musician, and teacher working in Chicago, IL. His long poem, CLOPS, is out from the Green Lantern Press, Chicago, and his poems recently appeared in MAKE 10. He blogs at:http://dancingyoungmen.wordpress.com/.

MAKE Literary Productions publishes the biannual literary and visual arts magazine, MAKE, and produces events meshing the arts.

Steve Tomasula is the author of The Book of Portraiture and TOC: A New-Media Novel which received a 2010 Mary Shelly award.

Knee-Jerk is an monthly online and annual print journal. Today they released Tomasula’s chapbook, The Risk-Taking Gene.www.kneejerkmag.com

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