Warm Up this Winter with Author Events and a New Book or Two

Upcoming Chicago Events With Curbside
Author Anne Elizabeth Moore: 

A Discussion of Body Horror: Capitalism, Fear, Misogyny, Jokes


Join award-winning journalist and Fulbright scholar Anne Elizabeth Moore for a discussion about the insightful and timely essays found in her 2017 book, Body Horror
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Tuesday, January 30th, 2018
Harold Washington Library Center
Reception Hall, Lower Level
400 S State St, Chicago, IL 60605
6:00pm - 7:15pm

 Body Horror explores the global toll of capitalism on women through painstaking research and surprising humor in essays that range from probing journalistic investigations to deeply personal narratives. Featuring illustrations by Xander Marro, Body Horror is a fascinating and revealing portrait of the gore of contemporary American culture and politics.

826CHI FRESH INK Workshop: "Hilarious Comedy Jokes: A Writing and Drawing Workshop" with Anne Elizabeth Moore

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Writers, artists, and lovers of comics and graphic novels can warm up from their winter blues at this public workshop for ages 6+.

Monday, January 29th, 2018
Wicker Park Secret Agent Supply Co.
1276 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60622
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Tickets are going fast. Snag yours and learn more about 826CHI here.


New Buzz for Our Books

American Microviews Review for Charlatan: New and Selected Stories by Cris Mazza



"Ultimately, Mazza’s work is impactful not because it aims to answer questions, but rather because it raises more."

- KELLY LUCERO, American Microviews

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With 22 stories, 
Charlatan charts the development of a dynamic body of fiction by a writer due for discovery by millennial readers unsatisfied by mainstream feminism.

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Arkansas International Review for Mycology by Joan Wilking


"Indeed, Wilking’s fine book is an ideal read for anyone looking to study not only the natural world, but the mycology of the human mind: the lethal, the surprising, the wondrous."

- Arkansas International

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During the height of the AIDS epidemic, poisonous mushrooms and the death of acclaimed choreographer Haze Morton bring together his partner, his lover, and a reclusive artist. Each of them come to understand the ways in which their lives have crossed because of Haze, and how they can begin living again, together. 

Read more and order your copy here.