Hungry? We are too, so we’re preparing a flavorful feast of readings by four talented writers AND our musical guest, The Inner Banks, will provide some delectable music. You won’t want to miss this! At Jimmys No. 43, 7pm.
Paula Bomer is the author of the novel Nine Months (Soho Press 2012) and Baby and Other Stories (Word Riot Press, 2010), which received a starred review in Publisher’s Weekly and O Magazine put as number one in their “Titles to Pick Up Now” calling it a “brilliant, brutally raw debut collection.” Her fiction has appeared in dozens of journals and …
Paul Jones is a fiction writer and performer living in Chicago, and is pleased to read again for Sunday Salon, where he appeared several times during its Charleston incarnation. His stories have appeared in MAKE Magazine and the Greensboro Review. In addition, he’s received several fellowships to the Ragdale Foundation and been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Most recently, he’s written and read short fiction for the Fictilicious reading series at the Hideout.
Kyle Minor is the author of In the Devil’s Territory, a collection of short fiction. Recent stories and essays appear in Gulf Coast, The Southern Review, Best American Mystery Stories and the Rose Metal Press Field Guide to Flash Nonfiction. An excerpt of an in-progress novel titled The Sexual Lives of Missionaries appears in Guernica.
An attorney and award-winning journalist, Randy Richardson serves as president of the non-profit Chicago Writers Association. His essays have been published in the anthologies Chicken Soup for the Father and Son Soul, Humor for a Boomer’s Heart, The Big Book of Christmas Joy and Cubbie Blues: 100 Years of Waiting Till Next Year, as well as in numerous print and online journals and magazines. Gapers Block named his debut novel, Lost in the Ivy, one of the notable Chicago books of 2005. His latest is Cheeseland (Eckhartz Press).
Aaron Teel teaches language arts and English as a Second Language in Manor, Texas and is a creative writing workshop instructor with Badgerdog Literary Publishing. His work has appeared previously in Brevity Magazine, North Texas Review, Art Prostitute Magazine, Side B Magazine and others. He lives in Austin, Texas with his cat, Enid, and his bad decisions.
In addition to being our featured organization for this month, the nonprofit Rose Metal Press will also provide two of its authors: Kyle Minor and Aaron Teel. Paul Jones and Randy Richardson round out the night. Join us at 8 p.m. at Black Rock, 3614 N. Damen.