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Last week, president of the Poetry Foundation, John Barr, announced his retirement. Read all about it here.

Tonight! Interview Show at the Hideout featuring actor Brian Dennehy and Mick Dumke of the Chicago Reader.

Tonight! Last call for Columbia College's Story Week Festival of Writers.

Tonight! Dale Flattum, John Porcellino and Zak Sally at Quimby's.

Tonight! Katherine Stewart (The Good News Club: The Christian Right's Stealth Assault on America's Children) at Revolution Books.

Saturday! Funnier Than Fiction storytelling night at Bucket o' Blood Books and Records.

Saturday! Andrew Vachss signs That's How I Roll at Centuries and Sleuths.

Saturday! At the Tamale Hut: "Smart Talk on Self-Publishing" at 3pm; Tamale Hut Cafe Reading Series with Carrie Kaufman at 7pm.

Saturday! Nelson Algren's Birthday Party at Wicker Park Art Center.

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