Other Voices Events

Sept 10, 2006...OV Books' annual bash at Bad Dog Tavern.
bands, readers, food, drinks, performance.

July 30, 2006...OV at the Sunday Salon series.
Other Voices hosts the Sunday Salon series. Readers: Elizabeth Crane, Geoffrey Forsyth, Megan Martin, and Emily Tedrowe.

May 30, 2006 ...Reading at at FLATFILEgalleries, 217 North Carpenter, Chicago.
Other Voices, Sleepwalk and Polyphonus co-host an evening of stories, art and wine.

February 10, 2006...Writing Workshop in Highland Park .
Long time editors from Other Voices talk about all stages of the craft of writing.

January 15, 2006... Highland Park Reading.
Janet Desaulniers, author of the award-winning collection What You've Been Missing, and Geoffrey Forsyth, three-time contributor to Other Voices, read at the Highland Park West Ridge Center.

September 25, 2005... OV Books Launch Party.
We celebrated the arrival Tod Goldberg's Simplify at the Chicago Cultural Center with readings from Tod Goldberg and Contest Judge Pam Houston, bestselling author of Cowboys Are My Weakness, Sight Hound.

September 16, 2005... Highland Park Reading.
Laurie Levy and Joan Corwin, two local OV contributors, read at the Highland Park Senior Center and answered questions.

June 12, 2005... Printers Row Book Fair.
Other Voices held two events this year: a discussion panel on "The Fiction of Heartbreak" with Elizabeth Crane and Steve Almond, and a reading with Cris Mazza, Patricia McNair and Melissa Fraterrigo.

Longtime Other Voices editor and friend Eleanore Devine passed away in April. There was a Memorial Service in celebration of her life on Sunday, May 22, at the North Shore Senior Center where Eleanore had volunteered for thirty years as a speech reading instructor. Eleanore is author of The Dolphin Smile and You're Standing In My Light and frequently contributed to literary journals.

May 19, 2005... FLATFILEgalleries Reading
Other Voices joined Ninth Letter, and StoryQuarterly for a night of readings at FLATFILEgalleries. Chicago authors Carolyn Alessio, Joe Meno, and Stephanie Soileau read from recent work.

Mar. 3, 2005... First Annual Printers Ball
Other Voices joined other Chicago independent publishers to celebrate contemporary writing and publishing.

Feb. 13, 2005... Suburban Fine Arts Center Reading
Other Voices celebrated issue #41 in Highland Park with Melissa Fraterrigo and Cris Mazza reading from recent work.

Feb. 3, 2005 Barbara's Bookstore Reading
Other Voices celebrated issue #41 in Chicago with Megan Martin, Daniel Libman and Molly McNett reading from recent work.

October 3, 2004...Illinois Arts Week Reading.
Other Voices celebrated Illinois Arts Week with a reading at the West Ridge Center in Highland Park. Christine Sneed and Geoff Forsyth read from recent work.

June 5-6, 2004...Printers Row Bookfair.
Along with sharing a booth with StoryQuarterly, we held an anniversary reading with Anne Calcagno, Steve Almond and Joe Meno.

March 2004...AWP in Chicago.
We sponsored two panels, a blues party and a booth this year.

December 19, 2003...Flatfile Galleries.
We held a reading and an exhibition of the artwork that has graced the Other VOices covers over the years.

June 1, 2003...Bad Dog Bar & Grill.
We held a reception for Lois Hauselman to celebrate her 19 years as co-founder and Executive Editor of Other Voices.

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