An Inconvenient Hour: Prose, Poetry, & Coffee

Chicago’s most awkwardly timed reading series.

Taking place at that odd hour when Saturday is over but Saturday night hasn’t started yet, Edgewater’s friendly neighborhood reading series gathers local literary voices—from Chicago in general and the far north side in particular—to share their work with the community in an intimate setting.

Next event: October 22


Jami Nakamura Lin, Bruce Owens Grimm, & Christie Valentin-Bati

Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022, 5:30 pm

1039 W Granville Ave, Chicago



Nov. 12, 2022

Kathleen Rooney, Ames Hawkins, Max Cohen, Sharon Houk

Dec. 10, 2022

Megan Stielstra, Julia Fine, Dionnne Irving, Fred Schmalz

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Venue: Metropolis Cafe

1039 W Granville Ave, Chicago

Graciously hosted by Metropolis Coffee Company, an Edgewater institution & one of Chicago’s most beloved independent coffeehouses.

COVID-19 Info: Please continue to wear a facemask during the event when not actively eating or drinking.

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