Off-site Event: Indie Lit Roadshow: The Last Annual Midwest Pop-Up Bookshop

Dec ’10
10:00 am

At The Green Lantern Gallery/The Paper Cave, 2542 W. Chicago Ave., Storefront

This is not at Quimby’s, but Quimby’s will be tabling at this curatorial pop-up bookshop at the Green Lantern Gallery. Besides book shopping, this event will feature sporadic performances, some of which will be in Artifice Magazine’s papier-mâché cave, you can crawl into to hear some of the best in Chicago readings. Lots of different types of book stores, presses and magazines will be present besides Quimby’s, including Featherproof Books, Knee-Jerk Magazine, The Book Cellar, Another Chicago Magazine, Rose Metal Press, THE2NDHAND, Dzanc, Make Magazine, The Show ‘n Tell Show, Other Voices Books, The Encyclopedia Show, Sara Ranchouse Publishing, Vouched Books, Switchback Books, PANK Magazine, Golden Age, Stop Smiling Books and more!

The weekend of December 10-12 is the The , a cross-country celebration of the best in independent literature. It represents a coming-together of independent bookstores, presses, journals, magazines, reading series and pop-up bookshops, all rooted in the home-grown literary scenes blossoming in the following places besides Chicago including Austin, Baltimore, Baton Rouge, Brooklyn, Portland, Seattle and more!

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