Happy December, everyone! We here at The Underground hope you had a successful quarter and a safe and happy Thanksgiving.
Stay tuned throughout break for reminders, updates, and news of events throughout the break–for example, why not spend your Saturday surrounded by books and supporting Poetry East, the DePaul-affiliated, nationally recognized journal of poetry edited by the great Richard Jones? DePaul faculty member and founder of Rose Metal Press Kathleen Rooney will also be present, speaking with a couple of other great novelists.
Columbia College Chicago is proud to host this year’s Chicago Book Expo, coming up this Saturday, Dec. 6, 11am-5pm at Columbia College, 1104 S. Wabash. This free event is open to the public and features 80 exhibitors, including local presses and authors selling their books. There will also be 17 author events with 50 Chicago-area writers. The full schedule is here.