Ep 3: The Cornerstore spoke with Chicago illustrator Runsy about her path to becoming a visual artist, her Mexican heritage, and working with Red Bull Sound Select’s 30 Days in Chicago festival. 10 more words
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The Cornerstore | Fatima Asghar discusses how she became a poet, her web series "Brown Girls," and her forthcoming book "If They Come For Us"
Ep 2: The Cornerstore spoke with Chicago-based poet, writer, and performer Fatima Asghar about how she became a poet, her web series “Brown Girls,” and her forthcoming book “If They Come For Us.” 10 more words
Ep 1: On its inaugural episode, The Cornerstore spoke with Chicago rapper Joseph Chilliams about his debut project ‘Henry Church,’ going on his first national and international tours, his artistic process, and the legacy his Pivot Gang collective plans to leave with their first-ever John Walt Day. 10 more words
On The Cornerstore, writers Kevin Coval and Tara Mahadevan celebrate the ingenuity of the city of Chicago — and whoever and whatever else comes their way. 239 more words
It takes a certain amount of audacity to select the title Coval did, but based on his poetry at least, Coval seems anything but shy. His poems, which range from before 1492 to March of 2017, hit some known highlights of Chicago’s history as well as some less commonly known people and events. 79 more words
Welcome to the second edition of Writers Answer Weird Questions, a new podcast at the Chicago Review of Books. Each episode, I meet up with a writer at an independent bookstore in Chicago to talk about their book — and ask a bunch of weird questions. 263 more words