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  • Readings & Lectures
    Thursday, September 8th, 7:00 PM CDT–8:00 PM CDT

    Join us for a live in-person reading with Jared Brown, Stevie Cisneros Hanley, Brianna Lynn, and Mila Methvin. The Open Door series highlights creative relationships in Chicago, including mentorship and...

    Composite image of four headshots. Clockwise from top left:   Jared Brown, sporting a tan puffer vest over a black jacket and glasses, faces head-on to the camera.  Stevie Cisneros Hanley has black short curly hair, longer on the top, shorter on the sides
  • Readings & Lectures
    Thursday, September 15th, 7PM CDT–8PM CDT

    Join us for a virtual reading featuring the 2022 Forms & Features Visiting Teaching Artists: Megan Fernandes, Bethanie Humphreys, Leonora Simonovis, Leigh Sugar, Andrew Venell, and Jorrell Watkins.

    Composite image of six headshots, clockwise from top left:   Megan Fernandes, outdoors, looks over her shoulder toward the camera with a red-lipped smile. She is wearing a blue coat.  Bethanie Humphreys, standing in the sunlight with her hands in jean poc
  • Readings & Lectures
    Thursday, October 13th, 7:00 PM CDT–8:00 PM CDT

    Join us for Dreaming Ages, an in-person installment of the Open Door series with Zachary Cahilll, Ama Codjoe, Calvin Forbes, Maud Lavin, Sungjae Lee, and Jenny Lin. The Open Door...

    Composite image of six headshots, clockwise from top left:   Zachary Cahill wears big glasses, and a black X-MEN t-shirt, with a tiny unicorn on his shoulder.  Ama Codjoe wears a red dress and a yellow shawl, holding a pen against her face. Calvin Forbes
  • Readings & Lectures
    Saturday, October 15th, 2PM CDT–3PM CDT

    Join us for a live recording of A Collaborative Close reading of poems by Gabriel Ojeda-Sagué, hosted by Al Filreis and featuring guest poets Laynie Browne, Lisa Fishman, and Gabriel...

    Clockwise from top left: Laynie Browne stands framed by a bamboo grove, in a black dress, gazing at the camera with relaxed smile, head tilted to the side, long brown hair falling in waves. Al Filreis stands in front of a dark window, in a black shirt, wi
  • Readings & Lectures
    Thursday, November 10th, 7:00 PM CDT–8:00 PM CDT

    Join us for a live in-person reading with Arnold Kemp, AJ McClenon, Ayanah Moor, and isra rene. The Open Door series highlights creative relationships in Chicago, including mentorship and collaboration. Arnold...

    Composite image of four headshots. Clockwise from top left:   Arnold Kemp, wearing a blue button down shirt, tilts his head back and looks up. Half of his face is in shadow, half in light. AJ McClenon wears a t-shirt and chain necklace (black and white).
  • Readings & Lectures
    Thursday, December 8th, 7:00 PM CDT–8:00 PM CDT

    Join us for a live in-person reading with Sylvia Aguilar Zéleny, Kemi Alabi, Benji Hart, and blake nemec. The Open Door series highlights creative relationships in Chicago, including mentorship and...

    Composite image of four headshots. Clockwise from top left:   Sylvia Aguilar-Zéleny wears glasses and a navy blue blouse with white polka dots. Her long gray hair falls down to her chest.  Kemi Alabi wears a gray coat, black scarf, and yellow headwrap. Th

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