Rivulets 29 is here!
The Launch Party for Rivulets 29 was on October 14, at 1 – 4 PM in the 95th Street Naperville Public Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Drive, Naperville. Awards for best prose and best poetry entries will be announced. There will be readings of several pieces from the new anthology, which will be on sale. Plus there will be food and prizes!

Legal Seminar for Writers
Illinois State Poetry Society is sponsoring this seminar by attorney Barry Irwin, on October 8, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM, at Indian Prairie Public Library, 401 Plainfield Road, Darien. Reservations are required–contact Judith Tullis at or call her at 708-703-0709.

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Eileen Kimbrough will read her poetry as one of the featured writers at Waterline Writers on October 15 at 7:00 PM, at Water Street Studios, 160 S. Water St., Batavia. At 8:30 PM, there will also be an Open Mic. Admission is $5.00 ($3.00 for students).

Naperville Public Library, 2035 S. Naper Blvd, Naperville, IL 60565
Have a book you’d like to promote? Naperville Public Library is establishing a Local Authors section. Contact Shoshana Frank at the above address. She can send you an intake form for your book, or the form is available at:

Plainfield Public Library
Indie Author Day is October 14, 2017–a national event in which libraries all over the country host programs to support their local writing community. See info at the link above to participate in a variety of ways.