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FRIDAY! Night of the Blood Zine, a short film release and Halloween themed zine reading, will be at Uncharted Books.

FRIDAY! Podcast Bad Karate, hosted by author Mason Johnson and comedian Dan Shapiro, holds its final recording at Chicago Publishers Resource Center.

FRIDAY! Portland, Oregon author Amy McCullough reads from her memoir The Box Wine Sailors at the Book Cellar.

SATURDAY! Members of the Lifeline Theatre perform their 29th Annual Edgar Allan Poe Readings at The Clarke House Museum in Bronzeville.

SATURDAY! As part of the Chicago Humanities Festival, Poetry Foundation welcomes Rae Armantrout as guest of their Poetry Off the Shelf program.

SUNDAY! City Lit Books welcomes author Michael McGregor to read and discuss his work Pure Act: The Uncommon Life as Robert Lax.

SUNDAY! All Hallow's Day Variety Show benefit for Chicago Publishers Resource Center with authors Audrey Niffenegger and Billy Lombardo, comic artist Marnie Galloway, poet Jacob Saenz, shadow puppet readings and more at the California Clipper.

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