February, 2016

Latina/o Poets in Review

Latina/o Poets in Review

Fifth Wednesday Journal is proud to announce a new program in partnership with the Poetry Foundation. Mark your calendars for May 19th at 6 pm for Latina/o Poets in Review Featuring Ana Castillo        Mauricio A. Kilwein-Guevara         Erika Sánchez   with music and a reception following the program This program is free and […]

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Tiger Room Salon

Tiger Room Salon

Saturday, March 5 Doors open 7pm, Reading at 7:30 pm 1132 Oak Ave., Evanston(Chris’s house) A Free* and Frequent** Series hosted by Chris Green and Cin Salach and featuring a multi-genre line-up of Chicago’s best writers reading new*** work, plus fire, food, booze (BYOB) and a tiger This month’s readers: Dave Beleckis (poetry) Miles Harvey […]

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Fifth Wednesday Books is a 501c3 nonprofit organization.

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Taking the Fifth with Daniel Libman

Taking the Fifth with Daniel Libman

An interview series where writers lay it all out for Fifth Wednesday Journal Scott Turow and the Implied Warranty of Habitability Scott Turow is the author of ten best-selling works of fiction including Innocent, Presumed Innocent, and The Burden of Proof, and two non-fiction books including One L, about his experience as a law student. His books have been translated […]

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Taking the Fifth with Daniel Libman

Taking the Fifth with Daniel Libman

An interview series where writers lay it all out for Fifth Wednesday Journal Talking Soccer with Robert Coover Photo courtesy of Dul Johnson Robert Coover has a problem. Two problems, really. The first is he’s supposed to meet his friend and his wife but can’t reach either on his cell phone. The second is that […]

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Taking the Fifth with Daniel Libman

Taking the Fifth with Daniel Libman

An interview series where writers lay it all out for Fifth Wednesday Journal Audrey Niffenegger Takes the Fifth   Photograph courtesy of Audrey Niffenegger The Time Traveler’s Wife is the kind of book readers love so much they keep talking about it long after they’ve finished reading it. It’s the kind of book people will […]

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Taking the Fifth with Daniel Libman

Taking the Fifth with Daniel Libman

An interview series where writers lay it all out for Fifth Wednesday Journal FWJ Editors Take the Fifth Daniel Libman Issues #1 & #12   I once got a personal rejection letter from a famous fiction editor, a handwritten comment on the bottom of my cover letter. It said, “Great story but no payoff.” I […]

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Taking the Fifth with Daniel Libman

Taking the Fifth with Daniel Libman

An interview series where writers lay it all out for Fifth Wednesday Journal Monique Truong Takes the Fifth Photo by Daniel Libman On a very mild morning in Brooklyn I met with writer Monique Truong. Author of two novels, The Book of Salt and Bitter in the Mouth, Monique is also a noted foodie, and […]

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Taking the Fifth with Daniel Libman

Taking the Fifth with Daniel Libman

An interview series where writers lay it all out for Fifth Wednesday Journal Stuart Dybek Takes the Fifth Photo by Daniel Libman Stuart Dybek is a Chicago writer the way the Sears Tower is a Chicago building. Sure, the tower might be called something else now, and there may be one or two other buildings […]

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Taking the Fifth with Daniel Libman

Taking the Fifth with Daniel Libman

An interview series where writers lay it all out for Fifth Wednesday Journal Richard Bausch Takes the Fifth Photo by Daniel Libman I first met Richard Bausch at a minor league baseball game in Beloit, Wisconsin. Richard was serving as Mackey Chair of Creative Writing at Beloit College and I had driven up from near […]

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