The CCLaP Weekender is a free electronic publication put out every Friday morning, containing original fiction, a photography feature, and a look at the next seven days of Chicago literary events happening around the city. Click here for the latest issue, or here instead to make a voluntary payment.
CCLaP is now maintaining an always expanding list of all Chicago literary events taking place in any given month. Click here to subscribe to it, interact with the larger web version, or submit your own event information.
The August edition of our new reading series and open mic, the "CCLaP Showcase" being held at City Lit Bookstore in the Logan Square neighborhood (2523 N. Kedzie, July 22nd at 6:30pm) will feature local playwright Amber Hargroder, plus slots for six open-micers at five minutes apiece (strictly timed). To sign up in advance for one of these slots, please drop us a line at cclapcenter [at] gmail.com.
Episode 115, an interview with local author Randy Richardson, is now online. Click here to go listen to it right now.
CCLaP's newest book, the spy thriller Love Songs of the Revolution by Bronwyn Mauldin, is now available. Click here for a lot more about it, and to start the purchasing/downloading process.
And don't forget the contemporary China comedy Turtle and Dam, by Scott Abrahams, which came out in April. Click here for its online headquarters.
CCLaP is now selling whimsically decorated blank journals, made out of the same material as is used for our original books. Visit our Etsy store
to learn more and to purchase one right now.
Stickers! Get yer sexy new hipster CCLaP stickers!
Full-sized posters and refrigerator magnets are available of the covers of all our 2012 books. See the bottom of each book's order page for more.
cclapcenter [at] gmail.com
All material Copyright 2007-2013, Chicago Center for Literature and Photography. All rights revert to original authors after publication. Published under a Creative Commons license
; some rights reserved.
CCLaP is always happy to accept publications for possible review, especially self-published ones, although makes no guarantee that any such review will definitely be published. Click here to learn how to submit such a project for review.
Programmed in HTML 4.1 and CSS2, powered through Movable Type, designed and maintained on an iMac. The space for this website is graciously supplied for free by Jimi Sweet; I thank him immensely for doing so.
Curious about what kind of compensation the center receives while in the course of writing its reviews, like free books and the like? Read CCLaP's FTC compliance statement.
April 12, 2011
Photo of the day: "Untitled," by Cassidy Scanlon
Today's photo of the day is untitled and is by Cassidy Scanlon. Cassidy doesn't mention much about herself or where this particular shot was taken; you can, however, stop by her nice personal blog to see a lot more great shots.
Don't forget that I actually maintain a whole page of favorite photographs over at Flickr, for those who would like to see more. To express an interest in having your own work featured, just drop me a line at cclapcenter [at] gmail.com.