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ALL WEEKEND! Visit the Book Fort at Pitchfork music festival including local and national publishers and presses.

SATURDAY! Neighborhood festival Learnapalooza hits Lakeview with free programming including some lit workshops including character development, self-publishing, and letterpress tutorials (various locations).

SATURDAY! The Ernest Hemingway Foundation in Oak Park celebrates the birthday of Ernest Hemingway with drinks, music and tours.

SATURDAY! University of Richmond professor Bert Ashe discusses black male identity from his work Twisted: The Dreadlock Chronicles at 57th Street Books in Hyde Park.

SATURDAY! Podcast Bad Karate welcomes guest readers as they record live at Chicago Publishers Resource Center.

SUNDAY! Magazine RHINO Poetry hosts an open mic and poetry reading at Village Tap.

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