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'Writers Resist' event Jan. 15
2017-01-11

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On Sunday, Jan. 15, writers across the United States and in Europe will come together for Writers Resist, a "re-inauguration" of their shared commitment to the spirit of compassion, equality, free speech, and the fundamental ideals of democracy.

Chicago #WRITERS RESIST organizers are planning readings Jan. 15 all over the Chicago area. Neighborhood readings are planned for Hyde Park, Humboldt Park, Albany Park/Old Irving Park, Logan Square, Pilsen and now Evanston. See slagglasscity.tumblr.com/tagged/WRITERSRESIST for updated list of events.

The Loop event will take place 12-3 p.m. at Open Books, 651 W. Lake St.

The event will include writers and community organizations from around Chicago. The growing list of readers includes Audrey Niffenegger, Audrey Petty, Barrie Jean Borich, Brian Kornell, Carol Anshaw, Daniel Borzutsky, Janet Burroway, Juan Martinez, Kelli Ellis, Mark Turcotte, Peggy Shinner, Quraysh Ali Lansana, Rachel Galvin, Rebecca Hazelton, Roger Reeves, Ruben Quesada, T. Clutch Fleischman, Toni Nealie and Tyehimba Jess.

Chicago #Writers Resist community events will run from midday into the evening on Sunday, Jan. 15, beginning with the noon Loop event:

—Noon-3 p.m.: Loop at Open Books in the West Loop, 651 W. Lake St.

—1 p.m.: River West at Woman Made Gallery, 685 N. Milwaukee Ave. "Inauguration: Affirmation, Empowerment & Resistance."

—2 p.m.: Pilsen, at Flor del Monte, 1951 West 22nd Place.

—2:30 p.m.: Albany Park/Old Irving Park, at Café Urbano, 4176 N. Elston Ave.

—4 p.m.: Evanston, at Bookends and Beginnings, 1712 Sherman Ave., Alley #1.

—6 p.m.: Logan Square, at Cole's, 2338 N Milwaukee Ave, 21+, Speak Up/Warm Up to benefit the Logan Square Neighborhood Association.

—7 p.m.: Humboldt Park, at La Bruquena, 2728 W. Division.

All events are free and open to the public.

Co-sponsors for Writers Resist Chicago include ACLU—Illinois, Big Shoulders Books, Chicago Book Expo, Chicago Review of Books, Chicago Women in Publishing, Curbside Splendor, Guild Literary Complex, Haymarket Books, In These Times, Open Books, Packingtown Review, Poetry Center of Chicago, Read/Write Library, Rose Metal Press, Seminary Coop Bookstore, Slag Glass City, South Side Weekly, StoryStudio Chicago, UnAbridged Books, Windy City Times and Women & Children First.

See slagglasscity.tumblr.com/tagged/WRITERSRESIST and writersresist.org .


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