download Cris Mazza is the author of over a dozen books, including Various Men Who Knew Us as Girls, which will be released in 2011. A native of Southern California, she relocated to Illinois when she began teaching in the Program for Writers at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She lives 50 miles west of […]
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download This month we have something special–an on the scenes report from the AWP conference. Our own Caroline Picard introduces us to some small presses who work tirelessly to bring us the best of independent writing. She also talks to the masterminds behind two Chicago-based reading series, The Dollar Store and Quickies.
download Tim Kinsella was born right after Nixon resigned. He descends from downstate Irish farmers and Humboldt Park tenement Italians. He has made a lot of records, mostly with his band Joan of Arc, and is now in his final semester of the SAIC MFAW FYI.
download Kate Zambreno is an editor at Nightboat Books and a former senior editor of the Chicago alt-weekly, Newcity. Her reviews and essays have appeared in The Believer, Bookforum, Rain Taxi, and elsewhere. She keeps the literary blog Frances Farmer Is My Sister. Kate reads from her debut novella O Fallen Angel (Chiasmus Press), a […]
The Parlor’s 2nd Annual Emerging Writer’s Festival Saturday, May 23, 4pm at The Green Lantern (1511 N. Milwaukee) Emerging Writers Festival Schedule 4:00 pm Sarah Terez Rosenblum – Where She Is 4:30 pm Jeanie Chung – Cuts and Folds 5:00 pm Peter Anderson – One Son Resists 5:30 – 5:45 BREAK 5: 45 pm J.D.K. […]
The Parlor Reading Series announces a call for emerging writers, as part of its Second Annual Summer Emerging Writer’s Festival. Please submit short works of fiction/non-fiction between 3,000 and 5,000 words to firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday, March 18th 2009. Selected writers will be asked to read for a public audience on Saturday May 23, 2009 in […]
Summer is a time for sitting out in the sun with a good book. In honor of the warmer weather, we thought we’d share our intended Summer Reading Lists. Email us with your favorite summer reads at email@example.com Terri’s Summer Reading: Weight, Jeannette Winterson Don Quixote, Cervantes History of Sexuality, Michel Foucault Religion without Belief, […]