April 14th Pop Up Book Fair at Empty Bottle

By Jacob S. Knabb


Curbside Splendor Publishing and The Chicago Writer's House are pleased to announce the 2nd installment in our seasonal series of POP UP BOOK FAIRS! Spend the afternoon of April 14th buying books. listening to live music, & networking with Chicago's Literati!

april 14th pop up book fair


40 of the finest independent publishers, presses, & booksellers from Chicago and elsewhere will be on hand from 1:30 pm until 6:30 pm at Chicago's finevenue for underground music The Empty Bottle hocking their goods. Quimby's Bookstore will also stock a table with a selection of books-n-zines penned by Chicagoans. The bar will be open so grab a cocktail and listen to live music all afternoon as you ogle some books and satiate your bibliophiliac needs!

And best of all the book fair is FREE if you RSVP by CLICKING HERE! Otherwise admission is $5 at the door. 

Keep in mind that this toasty event is 21+ unless minors are accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Direct press inquiries to: jacob at curbsidesplendor dot com.


 7 Vientos


 Agate Publishing

 Allium Press


 Another Chicago Magazine

 Anything Goes Publishing

 Artifice Mag

 Burial Day Books

 Chicago Center for Literature and Photography (CCLaP)

 Chicago Writer's Association

 Chicago Zine Fest


 Convulsive Editions

 Curbside Splendor Publishing


 Dream of Things

 Ginger Piglet

 Graze Mag

 The Handshake

 The Illustrated Press

 Lake Claremont Press

 Lake Forest College Press / &Now Books

 Love Symbol Press


 Midwest Writing Center

 New American Press

 Orange Alert

 Other Voices (OV) Books



 Rose Metal Press

 Solace in So Many Words

 South Loop Review

 Soup & Bread Cookbook

 Spudnik Press

 Switchback Books




Mr. Mayor & the Highballers

Warm Bones (a new project by Russ Woods of Tiny Folk)

If Trees Could Write