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This weekend! Midwest Small Press Festival 2013 in Milwaukee.

Tonight! SeeBunny Leach read from and discuss her memoir, Turtle Shells: Heading Through Cancer, at Barnes & noble DePaul Center.

Tonight! Sunnyoutside and David McNamara present a pop-up Sex and Death pre-birthday celebration reading at Uncharted Books!

Tonight! George & Sedena Cappannelli will be at City Lit Books in Logan Square to read from and sign their new self-help book.

Saturday! If you're having trouble getting motivated or just getting started on your next writing project, come write during the Quiet Writers Riot session at Uncharted Books.

Saturday! Paul Durica and Bill Savage read from their new book Chicago by Day and Night: The Pleasure Seeker's Guide to the Paris of America at the Newberry Library.

Saturday! Jordan Matter presents her new book Dancers Among Us: A Celebration of Joy in the Everyday at City Lit Books.

Sunday! Here's the Story is at Theater Wit offering a potluck before the reading (free admissions if you bring a dish).

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