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The November 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 author Patricia Ann McNair, 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 122, an interview with local author Ryan Kenealy, is now online. Click here to go listen to it right now.
CCLaP's newest book, the story collection The New York Stories by Ben Tanzer, is now available. Click here for a lot more about it, and to start the purchasing/downloading process.
And don't forget about Joseph G. Peterson's story collection Twilight of the Idiots, which was released in May. Click here for its online headquarters.
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May 28, 2012
It's day six of Katherine Scott Nelson's virtual author tour!
It's day six of Katherine Scott Nelson's virtual book tour for hir CCLaP novella Have You Seen Me! Today Katherine pays a visit to the revered Another Chicago Magazine, where instead of an interview ze has posted an excerpt from the book itself; and given that CCLaP doesn't usually post excerpts from our books online, today's stop is an excellent choice for those who haven't read it yet and would like