This Sunday, June 11 from 11-1 p.m. at the Chicago Athletic Association, 6 writers will share their “Chicago vs. New York City” stories at Vol. 1 Brooklyn‘s traveling event series, along with a panel conversation. (Yes, that’s during day two of Printers Row Lit Fest.) It’s 100% free, and seating is first come, first served.
Click here for more details. Panelists include:
Angelica Bastién: Angelica is a Chicago-based essayist and critic. She has been published by Vulture, The New York Times, Rolling Stone, and The Village Voice, and many more.
Jason Diamond: Jason is the author of the memoir “Searching for John Hughes.” He’s the Culture & Sports Editor at Rolling Stone, founder of Vol. 1 Brooklyn, and has been published by the New York Times, Paris Review, Esquire, Harper’s Bazaar, New Republic, Pitchfork, and many other publications.
Britt Julious: Britt is a journalist and essayist focusing on music, art, race, feminism, culture and politics. Britt has written for Esquire, ELLE, GQ, W magazine, Vice, The Guardian, and Pitchfork. She currently pens a weekly column for the Chicago Tribune and writes for Vice’s THUMP.
Megan Kirby: Megan lives and writes in Chicago. Her writing has appeared in Jezebel, Bitch Magazine, The Chicago Reader, and more. She self-publishes a few zines. One is about The NeverEnding Story.
Adam Morgan: Adam is an award-winning writer, editor, and adjunct professor in Chicago. He is the editor-in-chief of the Chicago Review of Books. His writing has been featured in The Guardian, Literary Hub, The Denver Post, Electric Literature, Chicago magazine, and elsewhere.
Megan Stielstra: Megan is the author of three collections including The Wrong Way to Save Your Life, forthcoming in August from Harper Perennial. Her work appears in the Best American Essays, New York Times, Poets & Writers, Guernica, Buzzfeed, and on National Public Radio. She teaches creative writing at Northwestern University.