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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 "city all-star" student anthology The View From Here, is now available. Click here for a lot more about it, and to start the purchasing/downloading process.
And don't forget about Ben Tanzer's story collection The New York Stories, which was released in June. Click here for its online headquarters.
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December 3, 2012
Photo of the day: "Untitled," by Josh Hicke
Today's photo of the day is untitled and is by Josh Hicke. Josh doesn't mention much about himself over at Flickr, nor about this particular shot; he does however have a nice personal website, for those who would like to see and learn more.
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.