The Chicago Book Expo brings together a number of publishers and presses for a book fair, book signings, author readings, workshops, and a Columbia student reading, among others. All programs are free and open to the public; none require advance registration unless so noted.
Don’t miss at 12:30:
The Columbia Faculty/Student Reading (Room 835-836) where Columbia College faculty and students will read from their fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. Featured faculty include Re’Lynn Hansen, Patricia McNair and Shawn Shiflett; student readers and alumni include Benjamin Williams, Emma LaSaine, Vanessa Borjon, Rozina Kidari, Maria Mendoza Cervantes, Zoe Raines, Celeste Paed, and Jan-Henry Gray. Associate Professor David W. Berner from the Radio Department will also be speaking.