Book reviews, author interviews, and literary news.
Abigail Zimmer discusses her new poetry collection ‘girls their tongues’
An interview with Marcus Sakey, author of ‘Afterlife’
Bao Phi’s second poetry collection confronts racism in the U.S.
Jesús Carrasco creates a stark, familiar world in ‘Out in the Open’
Chicago’s most eclectic “live lit” series is back.
Vic Mensa left a literary scavenger hunt for fans of “The Autobiography.”
Gabe Hudson’s ‘Gork the Teenage Dragon’ is good, goofy fun.
Zinzi Clemmons’s new novel is the best debut of the year thus far.
About Trump, Rahm Emanuel, and Chicago hip-hop.
An interview with Rachel Khong, author of ‘Goodbye, Vitamin’