© 2018 Sunday Reading Series 

Created by Simone Muench with Wix.com

Hungry Brain
Bar Manager: Jessie Ambriz

2319 W. Belmont Ave
Chicago, IL 60618​

Past Events

Inaugural Sunday Series Reading

Sunday, July 1st 2018
Readers: C. Russell Price, Kenyatta Rogers, Sara Wainscott, & Sarah Meltzer

They Said Reading

Sunday, July 22nd 2018
 
Readers: Carlo Matos, Amy Sayre Baptista, Tina Jenkins Bells, Janice Tuck Lively, Anne Yoder, Matthew DeMarco, Faizan Syed, Virginia Smith Rice, Christine Pacyk, & Ben Clark

Celebration of Dancing Girl Press/Kristy Bowen

Sunday, August 19th, 2018
 
 
Readers: Kristy Bowen, Valerie Wallace, Shanita Bigelow, Cecilia Pinto, Abby Hagler, Julia Cohen, Liz O’Connell-Thompson and Sam Gennett.

Readings by Amy Sayre Baptista, Jacob Saenz, and Megan Stielstra

Sunday, September 16th, 2018
 
 
Celebration of Jacob Saenz's  poetry book Throwing the Crown; Amy Sayre Baptista's flash-fiction book Primitivity; and, Megan Stielstra's book of essays The Wrong Way to Save Your Life.

Readings by Kyle Churney, José Olivarez, and Emily Jungmin Yoon

Sunday, October 21th, 2018
 
 
Celebration of Emily Jungmin Yoon's poetry book A Cruelty Special to Our Species (Ecco Press, 2018) and Jose Olivarez's Citizen Illegal (Haymarket Books, 2018)

Readings by Tarfia Faizullah, David Welch, and Alison Rollins

Sunday, November 18th, 2018
 
 
Readers: Tarfia Faizullah, author of Seam (SIU, 2014) and Registers of Illuminated Villages (Graywolf, 2018); David Welch, author of the forthcoming Everyone Who Is Dead (Spork Press, 2018); and, Alison Rollins, author of the forthcoming Library of Small Catastrophes (Copper Canyon Press, 2019) 

Readings by Rebecca Morgan Frank, Rachel Mennies, Ruben Quesada, and Annah Browning

Sunday, Dec 16th, 2018
 
 
Readers: Rebecca Morgan Frank, author of Sometimes
We’re All Living in a Foreign Country (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2017); Rachel Mennies, author of The Glad Hand of God Points Backwards (Texas Tech University Press, 2014); and, Annah Browning, author of Witch Doctrine (University of Akron Press, forthcoming)

Readings by Elizabeth Schmuhl, Sam Herschel Wein, and Marty McConnell

Sunday, Jan 20th, 2019
 
 
Readers: Elizabeth Schmuhl, author of Premonitions (Wayne State University Press, 2018); Sam Herschel Wein, author of Fruit Mansion (Split Lip Press, 2017); and, Marty McConnell, author of when they say you can’t go home again, what they mean is you were never there (Southern Indiana Review Press, 2018)

Readings by Krista Franklin, Toni Nealie, and Leila Chatti

Sunday, Feb 10th, 2019
 
 
Readers: Krista Franklin, author of Under the Knife (Candor Arts, 2018); Toni Nealie, author of The Miles Between Me (Curbside Splendor, 2016); and, Leila Chatti, author of Tunsiya/Amrikiya       
(Bull City Press, 2018)

Readings by Anders Carlson-Wee, Diana Khoi Nguyen, and Tyler Mills

Sunday, March 10th, 2019
 
 
Readers: Anders Carlson-Wee, author of The Low Passions (W.W. Norton, 2019); Diana Khoi Nguyen, author of Ghost Of (Omnidawn, 2018); and, Tyler Mills, author of Hawk Parable (University of Akron Press, 2019)

Readings by Anna Maria Hong, GennaRose Nethercott, and Vu Tran

Sunday, April 21st, 2019
 
 
Readers: Anna Maria Hong, author of Age of Glass (Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 2018); Vu Tran, author of Dragonfish (W. W. Norton & Company, 2015); and, GennaRose Nethercott, author of The Lumberjack's Dove (Ecco Press, 2018)

Readings by Hannah Gamble, Micah Ruelle, and Vincent Francone

Sunday, May 19th, 2019
 
 
Readers: Hannah Gamble, author of Your Invitation to a Modest Breakfast (National Poetry Series; Fence Books, 2012); Micah Ruelle, author of Failure to Merge (Finishing Line Press, 2019); and, Vincent Francone, author of The Soft Lunacy (Blue Heron Books, 2019)

Readings by Maya Marshall, Connie Voisine, and Jan-Henry Gray

Sunday, June 16th, 2019
 
 
Readers: Maya Marshall, author of Secondhand (dancing girl press, 2016); Connie Voisine, author of The Bower (University of Chicago Press, 2019); and, Jan-Henry Gray, author of Documents (BOA, 2019)

Readings by John McCarthy, Amish Trivedi, and Megan Volpert 

Sunday, July 21st, 2019
 
 
Readers: John McCarthy, author of Scared Violent Like Horses (Milkweed Editions, 2019); Amish Trivedi, author of Your Relationship to Motion Has Changed (Shearsman Books, 2019); and, Megan Volpert, author of Boss Broad (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2019)

Readings by Juan Martinez, Jeremy T. Wilson and Ola Faleti 

Sunday, August 18th, 2019
 
Readers: Juan Martinez, author of Best Worst American: Stories 
(Small Beer Press, 2017); Jeremy T.
Wilson, author of Adult Teeth  (Tortoise Books, 2018); and, Ola Faleti.

Readings by Douglas Kearney and Rebecca Makkai 

Sunday, September 15th, 2019
 
Readers: Douglas Kearney, author of Buck Studies (Fence Books, 2016) and Rebecca Makkai, author of The Great Believers  (Penguin Books, 2018).