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Events Wed Nov 20 2013

Chicago Book Expo is Back!

book expo 2013.jpgThe Chicago Book Expo, a day to celebrate all things literary, returns after a two year hiatus this Sunday, November 24 at St. Augustine College, 1345 West Argyle. The expo showcases local authors, organizations, book sellers and more from 11am-5pm.

Tabling literary organizations include 826CHI, the Guild Complex, Chicago Women in Publishing and the Society of Midland Authors. Alongside will be local presses University of Chicago Press, Curbside Splendor, Other Voices, Switchback Books and more. Plus you can visit over 30 authors, most of who are self-publishers, who will be selling and signing books.

Over the course of the afternoon, six tracks of simultaneous programs with presenters that include Aleksandar Hemon, Samantha Irby, Christine Sneed, and Dmitry Samarov. There will be sessions with an emphasis on bilingual and nonfiction Chicago-related programming. Make sure to grab a program upon entering the expo as there are more readings and workshops not to be missed.

The expo is free and open to the public.

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