Printers Row Lit Fest
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Celebrate the written word with the Chicago Tribune and a roster of 200 authors participating in panel discussions and signings. The annual outdoor event also includes a chance to buy new, used and rare books, watch poetry performances and cooking demonstrations, and enjoy family programming. New this year, a workshop tent offers programs on the writing process. Events take place along Dearborn Street from Congress Parkway to Polk Street.

Participating authors, cartoonists, chefs and poets include Judy Blume, Art Spiegelman, Jeffrey Brown. Colum McCann, Anchee Min, Irvine Welsh, Julia Sweeney, Bobby Deen, Doug Sohn and Kevin Stein.