Lit Events

Throughout the week, all throughout the city of Chicago, there are great literary events happening — everything from book fairs, panels, and lectures, to readings and live lit performances. And we’re here to cover them for you! Be sure to check out our comprehensive calendar of literary events here, and read our reviews of readings and live lit performances.

    • Open Door!

      Location + Time: On February 18, 2014, I attended the Poetry Foundation’s monthly literary reading series Open Door! On the third Tuesday of every month the Poetry Foundation on 61 W Superior St. invites two professors and two students from Chicago universities to read their work.  The event starts at 7:00pm sharp. Atmosphere + Feel: […]


      Location + Time: On February 4, 2014, I attended the reading series Homolatte at Big Chicks in Uptown. This reading series featuring LGBTQ writers runs the first and third Tuesday of every month at 7:30. Atmosphere + Feel: Big Chicks is essentially a bar and a diner. The reading series took place in the diner. […]