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Readings at Printers Row Lit Fest

06/08/2014 @ 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

The Guild will be presenting hour-long readings by seven prominent Chicago literary organizations throughout the day at Printers Row Lit Festival. You can find our tent at the corner of Dearborn and Polk Streets.


10 a.m. Chicago Latino Writers Initiative: Ericka McCarthy Sanchez, Adriana Galvan, Awilda Rodriguez, Diana Pando, Jen Vera, Veronica Vidal, Jazmin Corona, Stephanie Diaz Reppen 

The Chicago Latino Writers Initiative will spotlight some of Chicago emerging Latina writers showcasing a rich range of stories and writing genres.

11 a.m. Stoop Style Stories

12 p.m. Homolatte: Andy M Karol, Tiff Beatty, Patrick Gill

Homolatte is a spoken word and acoustic music series for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community, and its friends and allies. Now in it’s thirteenth year, Homolatte features one spoken word artist and one musician from the LGBT community at each event. It is a free admission / all ages event, and happens twice-a-month at Big Chicks in Uptown. It is curated by Scott Free, a 2010 inductee into the City of Chicago Gay/Lesbian Hall of Fame. Homolatte is the longest running LGBT performance series in the country.

1 p.m. That’s All She Wrote: Tom Wolferman, James (GPA) Gordon, JH Palmer, Angela Benander

That’s All She Wrote is a non-competitive Live Lit venue for storytellers of all stripes, co-produced by Angela Benander and J.H. Palmer, who share the mic each month with a new lineup of readers.
Join us at 8:00 pm on the second Sunday of every month at The Savoy, 1408 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Wicker Park. The show is FREE.
Want to read something? Talk to us after the show or email a non-fiction essay to thatsallshewrotechicago@gmail.com

2 p.m. Third World Press

3 p.m. Quare Square: C.c. CarterDenise Miller Dionysus DeVilleVero N Ica and M Shelly Conner

Quare Square Collective, Inc. will present a series of readings, spoken word, and poetry with visual art displays by members of its collective comprised of queer artists of color in the Midwest. Artwork display provided by Veronica Stein.

4 p.m. Sunday Salon:
 Paulette Livers and Patricia King

Sunday Salon Chicago is a literary reading series that began in New York City thirteen years ago and here in Chicago almost exactly three years ago. We have an event every other month on the last Sunday of the month where we showcase 4 or 5 different writers: poets, novelists and short story writers, as well as storytellers. This event is always free and always fun.

5 p.m. Red Rover Reading Series: 
Barbara Barg, Adrienne Dodt, Nathan Hoks, Jennifer Karmin, Virginia Konchan, Ladan Osman, Keith S. Wilson

Red Rover Series is curated by Laura Goldstein and Jennifer Karmin. Each event is designed as a reading experiment with participation by local, national, and international writers, artists, and performers. Founded in 2005, the over seventy events have featured a diversity of renowned creative minds.


10:00 AM - 6:00 PM


Printers Row Lit Festival
Dearborn and Polk Streets

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