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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
2 p.m. Third World Press
3 p.m. Quare Square: C.c. Carter, Denise Miller Dionysus DeVille, Vero 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.