Lambda Literary Awards Finalist Reading:
Chicago, IL - Wednesday, May 14, 6:30 pm
Chicago Public Library
Sulzer Regional Library
4455 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625
Featuring readings by Fiction MFA L.A. Fields, Mark Zubro, Barrie Jean Borich, Elizabeth Lindsey Rogers, Edmond Manning, Mary Anne Mohanraj, and Laura Krughoff.
Don’t miss The Uhura Solution: Race and Gender in Science Fiction panel presentation with Adrian Nelson of Shimer College and Ytasha Womack, author of Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci-Fi and Fantasy Culture featuring DCW’s Greg Baldino.
Columbia Geek Culture Gala, 1104 S. Wabash, 801B
April 19, 2014, 11:55 a.m.
Nonfiction Professor David Lazar will be reading and doing a Q&A Friday at Illinois State with Patricia Foster and Jeff Porter of the University of Iowa Nonfiction Program, sponsored by Kass Fleisher of the Department of
Fiction Professor Eric Charles May had his novel chosen for WBEZ’s Afternoon Shift April Book of the Month. He will be featured on-air next week!
Professor in Nonfiction David Lazar will read at Prairie Lights Book Store on Wednesday, 3/26 in Iowa City in a special event co-sponsored by the University of Iowa Nonfiction Writing Program.
MFA Fiction Sahar Mustafah’s short story “Torn” has been published and released by Flyleaf!
Her personal essay, “Arabs in Chicago,” will be published in Great Lakes Review’s next issue. Sahar will be reading the piece as part of their reading tour in July at Sunday Salon in Chicago!
Also, the Guild Literary Complex has invited Sahar as 1 of 4 Chicago writers/artists to join Voices of Protest project which is a collaboration with ICORN (International Cities of Refugees Network). She will be working with 2 exiled poets from the Middle East and then participate in the International Festival of Literature and Freedom of Speech in Norway in September 2014. The work she produces will be a part of an anthology later in the year.