As of January 1, 2016, Gapers Block has ceased publication. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
✶ Thank you for your readership and contributions over the past 12-plus years. ✶
Thursday, April 27
Come to Open Books' second Good Old-Fashioned Wordstorming Write-In to get the words flowing during National Novel Writing Month. Free wireless, good couches, hot coffee and other writers with whom to share your progress are what you'll find here. Admission is free, 6-10pm at 213 W. Institute Pl., Suite 305. Email info[at]open-books[dot]org for more information.
Quimby's hosts Faythe Levine and Cortney Heimerl, authors of Handmade Nation, the book that accompanies the forthcoming documentary featuring lots of local crafters. Faythe and Cortney will be at Quimby's tonight at 7pm; the event is free and open to the public. Quimby's: 1854 W. North. (773) 342-0910.
This month's meeting of the Gapers Block Book Club takes place tonight at The Book Cellar at 4736-8 N. Lincoln Ave., where we will be discussing Sin in the Second City by Karen Abbott. The meeting begins at 7:30pm, and new members are always welcome! Hope to see you there. Visit the official book club blog for more information.