Chicago Humanities Festival


Your Guide to Pitchfork Book Fort 2016

Get excited, it's almost here! Curbside Splendor is proud to be a part of Book Fort at Pitchfork 2016. Join us for an exciting weekend of books and music!

On Thursday, June 14th, join us from 6 - 8 pm at The Whistler for the BK4T P4K Pre-Party!

Featuring readings from Jac Jemc, Rachel Wiseman, Ariel Lewiton, Catherine Eves, C. Russell Price, Naomi Huffman 


Book Fort presses and organizations will be selling books and sweating all weekend. Come say hi to these folks: Curbside Splendor - featherproof books - Two Dollar Radio Meekling Press - MAKE - Magic Helicopter Press - Sarabande Books - Haymarket Books - The Point - 7Vientos - The Pitchfork Review Chicago Humanities Festival PM Press - Hobart

We're also hosting a slew of readings throughout the weekend —

Poetry & Music, 6:00 p.m.
Featuring: Holly Amos, Caro Macon, Rachel Bell, Suman Chhabra, Blair Bogin, Jessica Baer

The BreakBeats Poets, 4:00 p.m.
Sponsored by Haymarket Books
Featuring Kevin Coval, Nate Marshall, Eve Ewing, E’mon Loren

The City & The Essay, 6:00 p.m.
Featuring: David Stuart MacLean, Lily Be, Tony Fitzpatrick
Hosted by Britt Julious

Words & Music, 6:00 p.m. 
Featuring: JR Nelson, Sasha Geffen, Meagan Fredette, Britt Julious