January 15, Speak Up/Warm Up: A Logan Square #WritersResist Benefit for LSNA, Cole’s Bar, Chicago, 6:00 PM

January 20, Shout Your Abortion Benefit, Township, Chicago, 8:00 PM

January 22, Read-Write Library Book Club, Read-Write Library, Chicago, 2:00 PM

January  26, The Conversation: Art and Resistance, I’m a co-host, not a panelist. The panelists are awesome: Aleksandar Hermon, Roger Reeves, Coya Paz, Eula Biss, and Monica Trinidad, Women and Children First, Chicago, 7:30 PM

February 2,  Motherhood, Creativity, and Identity, Women and Children First, Chicago,7:00 PM

February 9, But That’s Not How It Was: Memoir Writers on Pushing Back Against Expected Narratives, with Alice Anderson, Laurie Cannady, Wendy Ortiz, and Lynn Hall, AWP Bookfair Stage, Washington Convention Center, AWP, Washington D.C., 10:30 AM

 February 10, Tell Me About It: On Giving, Getting, and Placing Good Author Interviews, with Swati Khurana, Jennifer Baker, Sari Botton, Neelanjana Banerjee, Liberty Salon L, Marriott Marquis, 3:00 PM

February 24, Loose Chicks, with Thea Goodman and others, Emerald City, Chicago, 8:00 PM

February 28, The Conversation: Civil Disobedience, lineup to be announced, Women and Children First, Chicago, 7:30 PM


Past Events
May 10, Evanston Literary Festival, Evanston Public Library, 7:00 PM
May 12, BookExpo of America, McCormick Place, BEA Selects: Memoir and Biography, Uptown Stage, Chicago, 2:00 PM
May 16, Reading with Toni Nealie, Literari Book Store, Ann Arbor, 7:00 PM
May 20, Book Launch Party at Women and Children First, Chicago, 7:30 PM
May 21, Reading with Kim Brooks at Bookends and Beginnings, Evanston, 5:00 PM
May 22, Sunday Salon, Riverside Tavern, Chicago, 7:00 PM
June 4, The Happier Hour, Los Angeles
June 11.  Printers Row List Fest, Welcome to the Neighborhood, with Nestor Gomez, Ben Tanzer, Britt Julious, and Clarence Browley, South Loop Stage, 10:30
June 12, Printers Row List Fest, Life Stories: Garrard Conley, Elisha Cooper, Zoe Zolbrod in conversation with Tony Romano, Hotel Blake/Shedd Room, 12:15 pm
June 14, Reading with Dan Raeburn, The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Winnetka

June 17, Reading with Toni Nealie, Boswell Book Company, Milwaukee, 7 pm
June 21, The Rumpus Presents, in conversation with Ben Hurely, Diesel Books, Oakland
June 22, Unchaste Readers Series, with Sarah Einstein, Ariel Gore, and Liz Prato, Literary Arts, Portland
June 23, Reading with Claire Dederer at Phinney Books, Seattle
August 4, Reading with Ben Tanzer to celebrate the release of his new essay collection, The Book Cellar, Chicago
August 18, Reading and discussion with Jessica Blau and Holy Jones, Soho House, Chicago
September 6, Wit Rabbit Reading Series, Quencher’s Salon, Chicago

September 8, You’re Being Ridiculous, Steppenwolf Theater, Chicago
September 17, Wicker Park and West Town Lit Fest, 826CHI event, Chicago
September 27, Reading and conversation with Joanna Rakoff at Newtonville Books, Newton MA
September 29, Reading with Sari Wilson and others at Tire Fire Reading Series, Philadelphia
October 1, Reading with Sari Wilson at Book Court, Brooklyn
October 5, Reading with Christine Sneed at City Lit, Chicago

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