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Tonight! Free Street Theatre presents an open mic for poetry, lit, music, anything! Doors open at 5 pm.

Tonight! Author Jenny Bowen discusses her new book, Wish You Happy Forever at The Book Cellar, 7 pm.

Saturday! the Nelson Algren Committee celebrates the author's birthday with readings, discussions, and multimedia homage. The event is $10 and starts at 8 pm at the Bloomingdale Arts Building. Merry Birthversary, Nelson!

Sunday! Peggy Shinner discusses her book, You Feel So Mortal: Essays on the Body at Women & Children First, 4:30 pm.

Sunday! Stop by Black Rock Pub for reading series "Sunday Salon," featuring seasoned writers Janice Deal, Gina Frangello, Alan Grostephan, and Kelly O'Connor McNees. 7 pm, free!

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