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Events Wed Jun 12 2013

Kevin Coval @ Chicago Public Library, West Town

This Saturday, June 15, the Chicago Public Library, West Town branch (1625 W. Chicago Ave.) welcomes Kevin Coval. Coval is the co-founder of Young Chicago Authors and the Louder Than A Bomb teen poetry slam held annually throughout the Chicago area. He'll be reading from his latest poetry collection, Schtick Exploring themes of Jewish assimilation, its discontents and diaspora, comedian Marc Maron says, "Coval does for the Jews what Whitman did for America." 12noon.

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