Off-site Event: DON'T FEAR THE REAPER by Stephen Graham Jones

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Off-site Event: DON'T FEAR THE REAPER by Stephen Graham Jones

A reading, conversation & book-signing with NYT bestselling author, Stephen Graham Jones in honor of DON'T FEAR THE REAPER.

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Chicago Waldorf School 5200 North Ashland Avenue Chicago, IL 60640

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  • 2 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

Women & Children First, in partnship with the American Indian Center, is excited to welcome New York Times bestselling author, Stephen Graham Jones for a reading, conversation, and book-signing in honor of Don't Fear the Reaper, the riveting sequel to My Heart Is a Chainsaw. For this event, Jones will be in conversation with Gus Moreno. There will also be an introduction by Richard Thomas. This ticketed event will be held off-site at Chicago Waldorf School.

Please note: if you select the bundled ticket option that includes a copy of Don't Fear The Reaper, you will pick up your book at the event.

Masks are required for all attendees, but can be removed briefly for photos during the book-signing.

Stephen Graham Jones is the New York Times bestselling author of The Only Good Indians. He has been an NEA fellowship recipient and been recipient of several awards including: the Ray Bradbury Award from the Los Angeles Times, the Bram Stoker Award, the Shirley Jackson Award, the Jesse Jones Award for Best Work of Fiction from the Texas Institute of Letters, the Independent Publishers Award for Multicultural Fiction, and the Alex Award from American Library Association. He is the Ivena Baldwin Professor of English at the University of Colorado Boulder.

Gus Moreno is the author of This Thing Between Us. His stories have appeared in Terraform: Watch/Worlds/Burn, Southwest Review, Aurealis, PsuedoPod, and the Burnt Tongues anthology. His work has been featured in the LA Times, Lit-Hub, NPR, and the New York Times. He lives in the suburbs with his wife and two dogs, but never think that he's not from Chicago.

 Richard Thomas is the award-winning author of three novels, four short story collections, 170 stories in print, and the editor of four anthologies. He has been nominated for the Bram Stoker, Shirley Jackson, Thriller, and Audie awards. Visit for more information.

American Indian Center (AIC) continues to highlight contemporary Native American (NA) art that promotes cultural pedagogy for discourse and understanding, while providing a necessary inclusive platform for cultural exchange. As visitors to the AIC learn about Native history, contemporary culture, identity and cultural celebrations, they become aware of the NA historical and present-day contribution to the cultural fabric of the City of Chicago and the State of Illinois. You can support AIC's work by donating HERE.

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