Last night, Orange Alert Reading Series at the Whistler in Logan Square, followed by opening night cocktails at Matilda’s in Lakeview.

Check out the first round of Pilcrow 2009 photos on our group flickr pool. Everyone is welcome to add photos throughout the week, we only ask that the tag “pilcrow09” is one that is used to tag said pic. Easy peasy.

Tonight’s Pilcrow line-up offers three events from which to pick:

{7-10p}
Reading Under The Influence

Sheffield’s
3258 N. Sheffield Ave. (map)
RUI is a reading series based in Chicago developed by a group of Chicago writers who happen to like drinking. Featuring reading by Joe Meno, John Berger and RUI co-hosts. Jointly-hosted by Julia Borcherts, Robert Duffer, Jessee Jordan, Gabriel Levinson and Pilcrow founder/director, Amy Guth. $3 cover, open to the public, 21+.

{7p}
Boring Nude Girl In The Boring Devil’s Boring Territory

w/ Gina Frangello
The Book Cellar
4736-38 N. Lincoln Ave. (map)
The final stop of the 25-city Live Nude Girl in the Devil’s Territory Tour, Zach Dodson will read from his novel Boring, Boring, Boring, Boring Boring, Kyle Minor will read from his story collection In the Devil’s Territory, Kathleen Rooney will read from her memoir Live Nude Girl and featured guest Gina Frangello will read something awesome. No cover, all ages are welcome.

{7:30p}
Waiting 4 the Bus

w/ featured guests Larry O. Dean and Charlie Newman
Jak’s Tap
901 W. Jackson Blvd. (map)
Waiting 4 the Bus is an open mic on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month, a poetry collective, and a workshop of writers talking with writers about writing, held in the backroom of Jak’s Tap. Hosted by Buddha 309. No cover, open to the public, 21+.

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