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Friday and Saturday! Chicago Zine Fest celebrates its sixth annual festival of self-publishing this weekend (various locations).

Friday! Author Matt Kepnes reading and discussion of his book How to Travel the World on $50 a Day at City Lit Books.

Friday! Naked Girls Reading series Chicago Confidential show at Studio L'amour.

Saturday! Chicago Young Adult Book Fest, discussion with authors of Young Adult books at the Book Cellar.

Saturday! Poetry Off the Shelf celebrates with a Middle East Poetry Festival at Poetry Foundation.

Saturday! Poets Rachel Eliza Griffiths and Daniela Olszewska read at Myopic Books.

Saturday! Live lit series You're Being Ridiculous is at the Mayne Stage in Rogers Park.

Sunday! Post Zine Fest reading with out-of-town zine creators at Chicago Publishers Resource Center.

Sunday! Its Mother's Day so go do something with yer ma.

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