This Saturday, November 19, Book Fort will host the bi-annual Book Fort Fair at our shop in Revival Food Hall. Join us for an afternoon of bookselling, mingling, and drinking!

Saturday, November 19

11 am - 4 pm

Curbside Books & Records (in Revival Food Hall)

125 S Clark St, Chicago

We will host over 20 indie publishers, record labels, and literary organizations from Chicago and all over the Midwest. We also have literary-themed cocktails, a screenprinting workshop, a button making station hosted by Busy Beaver, live typewriter poetry courtesy of Poems While You Wait, AND Plastic Crimewave’s Steve Krakow DJ-ing all day! A lot of moving parts here. Did we mention admission is free?

Participating organizations include Curbside Splendor, Dumpster Tapes, 2nd Story, Burial Day Books, Lake Claremont Press, Read/Write Library, Fields Magazine, Rose Metal Press, Poems While You Wait, Belt Publishing, Tortoise Books, 7 Vientos, Midwestern Gothic, Soberscove Press, Spudnik, Agate, Allium Press, Featherproof, Green Lantern Press, Poetry, 826Chi, Slag Glass City, HoZac Records, and The Point Magazine.

Book Fort is a wandering book fair that takes places each year at a handful of festivals. They are interested in the intersection of literature, music, and performance, and seek to create meaningful interactions between communities, independent publishers, and literary organizations.

See you there!