WEDS, MARCH 4TH, 630-900
Chicago authors Halle Butler and Sooze Lanier will be reading at The Spiral Bookcase on March 4th. It’s part of a tour JILLIAN, Halle’s book about liars, drunks, and secretaries, that the Chicago Tribune called “the feel-bad book of the year.”
FEATURING HALLE BUTLER, SOOZE LANIER, SARAH ROSE ETTER, JAIME FOUNTAINE, & MIKE INGRAM
Halle Butler is a writer living in Chicago. JILLIAN is her first novel.
“A novel that reads like rubbernecking or a junk-food binge, compelling a horrified fascination and bleak laughter in the face of outrageously painted everyday sadness.” – Kirkus Reviews
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Sooze Lanier is a writer, photographer, and maniac living in Chicago. Her first collection of stories, THE GAME WE PLAY, was called “deliciously painful” by Paste Magazine, and Joe Meno calls it “an outstanding debut that should reaffirm our shared belief in the absolute necessity and imaginative possibility of the short story.” Lanier’s work can be found in The Spoiler’s Hand, Hairtrigger, Hobart, Annalemma, and in collaboration with Yes Press Books.
Sarah Rose Etter is a Contributing Editor at The Fanzine and the co-host of the TireFire Reading Series. Her short fiction collection, Tongue Party, is available from Caketrain Press. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Barrelhouse, Salt Hill Journal, Black Warrior Review, and more. www.sarahroseetter.co
Jaime Fountaine was raised by “wolves.” Her work has appeared in PANK, Monkeybicycle, and 3:AM Magazines.
Mike Ingram lives in Philadelphia and teaches at Temple University. A graduate of the Iowa Writers Workshop, his stories and essays have appeared, most recently, in The North American Review, Phoebe, December Magazine, and EPOCH. He’s a founding editor of Barrelhouse, an independent literary journal, and co-host of the weekly Book Fight podcast (bookfightpod.com).