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Pop-Up Book Fair Reopens in Chicago

Curbside Splendor Publishing and The Chicago Writer’s House have teamed up for a second round of pop-up book fairs this year.

On April 14th, 40 different literary outlets will be selling books in a festive community event. As bookstore struggle to compete in this digital world, pop-up fairs can help authors, publishers and booksellers find new readers. Check it out:

40 of the finest independent publishers, presses, & booksellers from Chicago and elsewhere will be on hand from 1:30 pm until 6:30 pm at Chicago’s finest venue for underground music The Empty Bottle hocking their goods. Quimby’s Bookstore will also stock a table with a selection of books-n-zines penned by Chicagoans. The bar will be open so grab a cocktail and listen to live music all afternoon as you ogle some books and satiate your bibliophiliac needs!

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