The 6th Annual Chicago Book Expo


The 6th annual Chicago Book Expo
Sunday, October 1, noon-5pm
Columbia College, 1104 S. Wabash

This fun event features 83 exhibitors and 21 free events, and this year includes the first Chicago Architecture Book Festival.
It’s a great opportunity for students to network with local publishers and nonprofit groups, and also to attend interesting events and workshops. The Expo is free and open to all, and will include free refreshments.
Speakers include Pamela Bannos discussing her new biography of street photography Vivian Maier, Eve Ewing and Nate Marshall, Third World Press founder Haki Madhubuti, National Book Award nominee Nancy MacLean, Jac Jemc, and many more.
The full schedule is available at

Columbia Citywide Undergrad Poetry Festival


Wednesday, April 12,  5:30 PM
623 S. Wabash Ave.
Hokin Lecture Hall, Room 109
Chicago, IL, 60605

Free and open to the public.

Join us for the 18th Annual Columbia College Chicago Citywide Undergraduate Poetry Festival. This event features the best poetry by undergraduate students from writing programs around the city of Chicago.

Learn more!

STUDENT NEWS: English Major Emily Parenti Reading at 16th Annual Citywide Undergraduate Poetry Festival, Thursday April 2

Hello Undergrounders!  We have exciting news! English major Emily Parenti has been selected to read at the 16th Annual Citywide Undergraduate Poetry Festival. Be sure to congratulate Emily, and see her read Thursday April 2 at 5:30 at Columbia College. More info here.