Other Voices Events & News

Upcoming Events

photo archives from recent events
March 18,
8:00 pm
Please join OV Books and Other Voices Magazine Sunday, March 18 at 8pm for the release of our latest title O STREET by Corrina Wycoff at the Bad Dog Tavern. The Bad Dog is located at 4535 N. Lincoln Avenue. The event will feature a wine tasting by Alpana Singh (of TV's Check, Please!), readings by Charles Blackstone and Corrina Wycoff. A $10 donation includes readings, music, food, some wine and a silent auction. CASH BAR.

March 19,
7:00 pm
Corrina Wycoff (O Street, OV Books), reads with Alex Shakar (The Savage Girl, HarperCollins) and Seattle writer and independent press champion Stacey Levine. 7pm at the Book Cellar, 4736 N. Lincoln Avenue. Free.

March 21,
7 – 9:30 pm
Publishing Your Fiction with an Independent Press.
Local editor/author Gina Frangello of OV Books (and Other Voices Magazine) and its newest author Corrina Wycoff will lead this unique, intimate workshop to help published or aspiring fiction writers navigate the world of independent presses. Frangello and Wycoff will address the pros and cons of working with an agent and entering contests, how to handle cover letters, the author/editor relationship, marketing independent press titles, and additional questions as time permits. The $45 workshop fee includes a signed copy of Frangello’s novel My Sister’s Continent (Chiasmus Press) and Wycoff’s newly released collection of short stories O Street (OV Books). Advance registration and payment are required; email info@writersworkspace.com or call 773-907-0336. Space is limited to 10 writers; 5 necessary for class to run. WWS members receive a 10% discount.

March 22,
7:30 PM
Women & Children First, 5233 N. Clark Street. Free.
OV Books Event featuring Corrina Wycoff, Elizabeth Crane, and Laura Ruby. Women and Children First teams with OV Books Executive Editor Gina Frangello in presenting tonight's reading of stories united by the theme of unconventional mother-daughter relationships. Featured reader Corrina Wycoff will be reading from her brand-new collection of linked stories, O Street, hot off the press just in time for tonight's event. O Street tells the story of Elizabeth Dinard, a woman whose desperate attachment to her charismatic and lawless mother belies a childhood fraught with emotional and financial insecurity and dark exploitations. Joining Wycoff will be short story writer Elizabeth Crane (All This Heavenly Glory; When the Messenger is Hot) and YA and short story writer Laura Ruby (I'm Not Julia Roberts). OV Books is the all-fiction book imprint of Other Voices, the 24-year old Chicago-based literary magazine. O Street is OV Book's second published title.

March 23,
Corrina Wycoff Book Signing
Location: The Bookstore (475 N. Main Street, Glen Ellyn, IL) Description: Start Spring Break with an evening at The Bookstore, welcoming Seattle author Corrina Wycoff as she signs copies of her debut collection of linked stories, O Street. Corrina will be accompanied by her former professor at the University of Chicago, Chris Mazza. This is an exclusive opportunity to hear two powerful women writers who honestly portray the issues real women often face.

Sunday Salon,
March 25
The Charleston Bar, 2076 N. Hoyne Happy 1st birthday party! Sunday Salon Chicago turns one. To celebrate, along with some out of town guests and the new OV author, we will have CAKE! Don’t miss it! Readers: Corrina Wycoff, Caroline Berger, Rebecca Leece, Melanie Pappadis