The third annual Chicago Book Expo is taking place this Saturday, December 6, at Columbia College Chicago (1104 South Wabash Avenue). The event is free and open to the public.
The exposition runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Check out the schedule here.
See below for a sampling of DePaul connections to the event.
Chicago and the Novel (11:30 a.m.): Novelists Rebecca Makkai (The Hundred-Year House), Kathleen Rooney (O Democracy!), a visiting assistant professor at DePaul, and Ian Morris (When Bad Things Happen to Rich People) discuss their novels set in the Chicago area. (Film Row Cinema)
Chicago After Dark (1 p.m.): Chicago-area college students read from a new collection of their stories, published by the Chicago Center for Literature and Photography, and will include readings by Caitlin Enos, Eric Houghton, Maggie McGovern, Nicole Montalvo, Phallon Perry, Lauren Silverman, and Megan Shattuck. (Room 808)
The Marble Room Reading Series (2:30 p.m.): Timothy Moore hosts this special edition of the popular reading series, including readings by Joshua Young, DePaul faculty member Chris Green, Eugenia Leigh, and Evan Kleekamp. (Room 835-836)