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CHIPRC is Closed – A Reading and Final Event

To close out our 5 year run, this reading is one to celebrate and thank the work from our volunteer workshop facilitators and coordinators: Liz O’Connell-Thompson (CHIPRC Literary Coordinator) Ben Spies (co-found of Wasted Pages Writing Workshop) Alex Nall (CHIPRC … Continue reading

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Two Cookie Minimum

Two Cookie Minimum will host one more reading at CHIPRC before we close. Being a Zine friendly reading series of 8 years, you’re gonna get a night of nothing else but zinesters and cookies. Readers include zinesters: Jim Joyce Jami … Continue reading

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Two Cookie Minimum reading (May 2018)

Zine Friendly Reading series TCM is back this spring at CHIPRC. This installment, they welcome CHIPRC artist-in-residency Sunmi and as a welcome party we’ve got Chicagoans Sage Coffey, Kevin Budnik, and Anita Mechler. $5 get you in, a raffle ticket … Continue reading

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Wasted Pages Anthology Vol 2 Launch Party

Wasted Pages Writing Workshop is launching their second anthology of workshop participant work (printed at CHIPRC). There will some anthology contributors on had, plus a few reading spots for Wasted Pages alums. There will also be a short open mic … Continue reading

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Hallowzine – Chicago Zine Fest Fundraiser

Chicago Zine Fest’s fourth annual HALLOWZINE reading is back at CHIPRC. Hear spooky readings, scary stories, hilarious haunted tales for a frightening lineup of readers. Plus they’ll be sharing some stories submitted by you the public. Find out how by … Continue reading

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Wasted Pages Bump in the Night Reading

Wasted Pages Bump in the Night Reading To culminate the first ever Halloween-themed Wasted Pages Writers Workshop, we’re hosting a Halloween-themed reading of the work. Masks sense right? Readers will include writers of all genres and skill levels that completed … Continue reading

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Scary Stories to Tell at Two Cookie Minimum

Two Cookie Minimum invites you to join local writers and artists to kick off the Halloween weekend as we pay homage to a classic book series: Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. Settle in at one of Chicago’s favorite … Continue reading

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Honorable Mention (Elizabeth O’Connell Thompson) Book Release Party

Take refuge from monsters and shadows this October on Friday the 13th for the launch party of Chicago poet Elizabeth O’Connell-Thompson’s chapbook Honorable Mention (Dancing Girl Press). Celebrating alongside Elizabeth O’Connell Thompson will be readings from local writers Alison Thumel, … Continue reading

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Life Of by Alison Thumel Chapbook Release Party

Stop by CHI PRC on Sunday September 17 to celebrate the release of LIFE OF (Salt Hill Journal, 2017) by local poet Alison Thumel, winner of Salt Hill’s 2016 Dead Lake Chapbook Contest. The book release party will feature several … Continue reading

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Absinthe and Zygote Reading Series (#42)

We welcome back to CHIPRC our friends the Absinthe and Zygote reading series for their 42nd reading. This time around the theme is Inter/weave with a misc of poetry and musical accompanyment featuring poets Sarah Gridley and Alessandra Lynch! The … Continue reading

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