September 27, 2017: 7:30 PM. Women and Children First bookstore. Book Launch.
*Gather for a short reading, wine and cheese, and conversation about Chicago Renaissance.
October 1, 2017: 4 pm panel with Chicago authors. Chicago Book Expo. Columbia College, 1104 S. Wabash
*Celebrate Chicago writers, publishers, and booksellers.
October 3, 2017: 6 to 7:30 pm. Book discussion at the Seminary Coop Bookstore in Hyde Park (with Adrienne Brown).
*Join the conversation about Chicago’s centrality to American literary history.
October 12, 2017: 6 to 7 pm. Heartland Fall Forum: “Meet the Author” cocktail reception with booksellers.
October 26, 2017: 6 to 7:30 pm. “Meet the Author” talk and book signing at the Newberry library
* Attend a talk that illuminates the archives central to the history of modernism in Chicago.
November 10, 2017: 4:00 to 5:45 pm. American Studies Association Panel, “At 100: Gwendolyn Brooks and the Archive” (with Mary Helen Washington, Amani Morrison, and Kinohi Nishikawa)
* Join scholars in a discussion of the work of Gwendolyn Brooks during her centennial year.
November 16, 2017: Talk at the American Writers Museum in Chicago (evening)
* Join the conversation about Chicago and American literature at the country’s newest museum devoted to writers and writing.
January 25, 2018: Lunch talk at Northwestern University, Chabraja Center for Historical Studies
April 25, 2018: Talk at University of Chicago, History and Forms of the Lyric series