Chi Lit: Tales of the Neighborhoods

Society of Midland Authors President Robert Loerzel will be among the readers on Tuesday, Aug. 13, when Cole’s Bar, 2338 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, hosts “Chi Lit: Tales of the Neighborhood.” The event, which starts at 8 p.m., is presented by 1,001 Chicago Afternoons and Anthology of Chicago, and the theme is Chicago neighborhoods. The event will benefit Open Books’ youth literacy programs.

The other scheduled readers are Bill Savage, Dmitry Samarov, Shannon Cason, Kimberly Dixon-Mays, Paul Durica, Sarah Gonzalez and Molly Meacham. Rachel Hyman and Paul Dailing are the hosts. Check out the Facebook page for more details, or see the Chicago Reader’s preview story.