Creative Writing Reading Series: Kelly Link
Mar
9
5:30 pm17:30

Creative Writing Reading Series: Kelly Link

  • Stage Two

The third installment of the Spring Reading Series features author Kelly Link, hosted by Sam Weller.

MFA Fiction Candidate Todd Summar and MFA Poetry Candidate Gillian Douple will open the reading with brief pieces of their own.  

This event is free and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase; cash and credit accepted.  

KELLY LINK is the author of four collections, most recently Get in Trouble (Random House). Her short stories have recently appeared on the website Strange Horizons, in the anthology Ghostly edited by Audrey Niffenegger, and in the magazine Monkey Business. Link is the co-founder of Small Beer Press.

Visit Columbia College's website for more information.

Curious Tales: A Goreyesque Halloween Reading
Oct
24
7:00 pm19:00

Curious Tales: A Goreyesque Halloween Reading

  • The Book Cellar

In celebration of everyone's favorite holiday, Goreyesque hosts an indescribable evening of literary nonsense and ghastly curiosities. Join us at The Book Cellar, one of Chicago's finest independent bookstores, for a frightful, delightful reading.

Details, including lineup of readers, will be forthcoming soon.

Goreyesque Hosts Release Event for Joe Meno's 'Marvel and a Wonder'
Sep
10
7:00 pm19:00

Goreyesque Hosts Release Event for Joe Meno's 'Marvel and a Wonder'

  • The Book Cellar

Goreyesque will host (along with Gaper's Block) the book release event for Joe Meno's new novel Marvel and a Wonder on Sept. 10 at 7 pm at Book Cellar in Chicago.

Featuring readings by Joe Meno, Goreyesque contributors Julia Fine and Amy Giacalone, along with Jan Bottiglieri and Jan-Henry Gray.

Book Cellar is located at 4736 N. Lincoln in Chicago, IL.

Ragdale Residency
Jun
22
Jul 17

Ragdale Residency

In June 2015, I did a residency at Ragdale in Lake Forest, IL, where I wrote major portions of my novel in progress. Ragdale provides an inspirational environment for artists of all disciplines to focus on their work. It was an excellent experience.

Guts and Glory
Sep
17
7:00 pm19:00

Guts and Glory

  • Schuba's

I read my essay "Jesus Rides a Nuclear Warhead into My Nightmares" at Guts & Glory, the reading series hosted by Samantha Irby and Keith Ecker. The essay will be available at Joyland in October 2015. Unfortunately, Guts & Glory is no more.

Goreyesque Reading Event
Apr
29
7:00 pm19:00

Goreyesque Reading Event

  • Loyola University Museum of Art

On Tuesday, April 29, 2014, the editors of Goreyesque hosted a reading event at the Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA) in Chicago, where the companion exhibitions Elegant Enigmas: the Art of Edward Gorey and G is for Gorey – C is for Chicago: The Collection of Thomas Michalak were shown, along with an installation by Chicago artist Kenneth Gerleve, called Summerland: A Ghost Story.

The event received a wonderful turnout, and the work of the featured readers was well-received. The evening included:

Tina Jens - "One Night at the Villa Dementia" (poem, written with Martin Mundt)

Danielle Wilcox - "Little Sister" (short story)

Adam McOmber - "The Other Sofa" (short story)

Julianne Clifton - "The Fates Go Fishing" (short story)

Pete Anderson - "The Afternoon Party" (poem)

Grace Hertenstein - "The New Arrival" (short story)

Joe Meno - "The Use of Medicine" (short story)

Visit Goreyesque for more details.