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Women & Children First

5233 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640

United States

(773) 769-9299; wcfbooksaol.com

Type: Bookstore — Not set

Web site: http://www.womenandchildrenfirst.com

Events: http://womenandchildrenfirst.com/event

Description: Great bookstore! Strong on feminist and lesbian literature, they sponsor a lot of events (book readings, book clubs, etc.), and the staff is always helpful.

Added by: lilithcat.  Contacted: Not contacted.  Venue ID: 34250

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Upcoming events

Oct
30
Joan Larkin and Anne Laughlin (Thursday, October 30 at 7:30pm)
7:30 p.m.

Joan Larkin, Blue Hanuman

Anne Laughlin, The Acquittal

A Read Local Event

Joan Larkin's previous work includes My Body: New and Selected Poems and Lammy recipient Cold River, which served as the basis for her play, The AIDS Passion. Joan was an activist publisher during the feminist literary explosion of the 1970s and 80s, co-editing the groundbreaking collections Amazon Poetry and Gay and Lesbian Poetry in Our Time, and editing A Woman Like That: Lesbian and Bisexual Writers Tell their Coming Out Stories. Now in her fifth decade of teaching, she is writer-in-residence at Smith College. Her honors include the Poetry Society of America's Shelley Memorial Award and fellowships from the NEA and the Academy of American Poets. Anne Laughlin is the author of five novels and numerous short stories. Her story "It Only Occurred to Me Later" was a finalist in the Saints and Sinners 2013 Short Fiction Contest, and three of her novels received Goldie Awards. She's been short-listed twice for the Lammy Award. Anne was named a Writers Retreat Fellow by the Lambda Literary Foundation in 2008 and 2014. She's been accepted into residencies at Ragdale, Vermont Studio Center, and Vermont College of Fine Arts. Anne lives on the Chicago River with her spouse, Linda Braasch.

Location: Street: 5233 N. Clark St. City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60640-2122 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Nov
9
Anna Quindlen (Sunday, November 9 at 00am)
Anna Quindlen (Pride and Prejudice, Stuck in the middle with you, A Short Guide to a Happy Life, Being perfect, Being perfect and A Short Guide to a Happy Life, Black and Blue, Blessings, Good Dog. Stay., How reading changed my life, Living Out Loud, Loud and clear, Object Lessons, One True Thing, Rise and Shine, Thinking out loud)

Anna Quindlen is a novelist and journalist whose work has appeared on fiction, nonfiction, and self-help bestseller lists. She is the author of seven novels: Object Lessons, One True Thing, Black and Blue, Blessings, Rise and Shine, Every Last One, and Still Life with Bread Crumbs. Her memoir Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake, published in 2012, was a number one New York Times bestseller. Her book A Short Guide to a Happy Life has sold more than a million copies. While a columnist at The New York Times she won the Pulitzer Prize and published two collections, Living Out Loud and Thinking out loud. Her Newsweek columns were collected in LOUD AND CLEAR. (added from Random House)
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Apr
16
Rachel Louise Snyder (Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 7:30pm)
Rachel Louise Snyder is a writer, radio commentator, and professor of creative writing at American University. The author of Fugitive Denim: A Moving Story of People and Pants in the Borderless World of Global Trade, she has contributed regularly to NPR’s All Things Considered and she hosted the public radio series, Global Guru and Latitudes. Her writing has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, Slate, Salon, The Washington Post, the Chicago Tribune, and the New Republic. Originally from Chicago, she has lived in Boston, London, and Phnom Penh, and currently lives in Washington, DC, with her husband and daughter. (added from Simon & Schuster)… (more)
Sep
2
Roxane Gay will be promoting Bad Feminist (Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 7:30pm)
Roxane Gay will be promoting Bad Feminist (added from HarperCollins)

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