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FRIDAY! Bad Grammar Theater open mic is at Powell's Bookstore in Greektown.

FRIDAY! Dark Noise, a nationwide, multiracial, multi-genre collective of poets and writers will be in Chicago for a reading at The Poetry Foundation downtown.

SATURDAY! Nerd out as author Carly Kocurek holds a release night for her book Coin-Operated Americans: Rebooting Boyhood at the Video Game Arcade at Geek Bar in Wicker Park.

SUNDAY! The Queer Readers Book Group at Women and Children First bookstore in Andersonville discusses Octavia Butler's Parable of the Sower.

SUNDAY! Curbside Splendor's reading series The Marrow is back at the Whistler in Logan Square with readings by Britt Julious, Megan Kirby, Ted Wesenberg, and Dave Reidy.

SUNDAY! Back 2 Print Publishing releases their latest chapbook Spent Seasons by high school student Liza Edwards-Levin at Uncharted Books with a reading by the author and invited guests.

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