Many thanks to all who came out to the big Rust Belt Chicago launch party at Chicago’s Hideout! And if you couldn’t make it, no worries: in the coming weeks we have a flurry of additional events and media appearances. Read on for details, and be sure to check back for updates.
August 19: Rust Belt Chicago editor Martha Bayne on Outside the Loop with Mike Stephens, 6 am, WGN 720-am. August 20: Rust Belt Chicago editor Martha Bayne on After Hours with Rick Kogan, 10 pm, WGN 720-am. August 24: Rust Belt Chicago editor Martha Bayne on The Download with Justin Kaufmann, 8 pm, WGN 720-am. August 30: Rust Belt Chicago reading at 57th Street Books, 1301 E. 57th Street, Chicago, 6 pm, with Martha Bayne, Ola Faleti, Quraysh Ali Lansana, Garin Cycholl, and Chris Rice. September 7: Rust Belt Chicago reading at Women and Children First, 5233 N. Clark, Chicago, 7:30 pm, with Rachel Z. Arndt, Elaine Hegwood Bowen, Gretchen Kalwinski, and Sandra Marchetti. September 16: Rust Belt Chicago event at Wicker Park Lit Fest; Volumes Bookcafe, 1474 N. Milwaukee Ave., 7:30 pm. Editor Martha Bayne with contributors Zoe Zolbrod, Andrew Cantrell, Wyl Villacres, and Kari Lydersen. September 21: Lit Crawl Andersonville. Rust Belt Chicago pub quiz! With editor Martha Bayne, book designer Sheila Sachs, and contributors Paul Dailing, Mark Guarino, and Rob Miller. We’ll be in the upstairs room at the Hopleaf from 7-8 pm.