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Tuesday, March 28

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Tonight! Office Pizza Party Reading at CHIPRC, 8pm.

Tonight! Samuel R. Delany presents the first of two readings at University of Chicago's Harper Memorial Library, 4:30pm. (The second reading is Friday, January 31.)

Saturday! Author Alex Garel-Frantzen presents and signs his latest book, Gangsters & Organized Crime in Jewish Chicago, at the Edgewater branch of Chicago Public Library, 11am.

Saturday! The Chicago Writers Association presents its 3rd annual Book of the Year Awards at The Book Cellar, 7pm.

Saturday! Myopic Poetry Series presents Benjamin Hollander & Ed Roberson, 7pm.

Saturday! Novelists Chris Abani and Luis Alberto Urrea at International House at the University of Chicago, 2pm.

Sunday! The Green Mill hosts the Uptown Poetry Slam with an open mic at 7pm, featured poets at 8pm, and a slam competition at 9pm. Cover is $6.

All weekend! Sink your teeth into storytelling festival Fillet of Solo at Lifeline Theatre. $10, times vary.

And don't forget-- on Monday, all Chicago Public Libraries are closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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