Sunday: Free Indy in the Windy City
Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art will be featuring the Zines, Comics, and Other Hip Lit Fair this Sunday, May 13, from noon to 4 PM. According to their website: Celebrate independent press in all forms, including zines, comics, graphic novels, artist books, and much more with readings, signings, and serious book shopping featuring emerging and well-known authors, artists, comics, and poets selected by Quimby’s Bookstore and the MCA.
The festival will feature presentations from Mark Todd and Esther Pearl (Whatcha Mean, What’s a Zine?), writer and editor of Punk Planet magazine Anne Elizabeth Moore, underground author Al Burian, and zine writer Aaron Cynic (Diatribe and Vices Make My Life More Interesting).
Co-presented with Quimby’s Bookstore, the event will be at the MCA’s Robert B. and Beatrice C. Mayer Education Center Lobby, 220 East Chicago Avenue, near the massive American Girl Emporium zombie-machine. Best of all, admission is free.