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Jillian Maas Backman Invited to Chicago Book Expo 2011, Nov. 19-20

Jillian Maas Backman,Beyond the Pews,ImaginePublicity

Jillian Maas Backman, author of the “interactive biography,” BEYOND THE PEWS: BREAKING WITH TRADITION AND LETTING GO OF RELIGIOUS LOCKDOWN, has been invited to appear at the Chicago Book Expo 2011.  Jillian will be representing Wicker Park Press, the distributor of her book, as well as her publisher, Lake Street Press.  www.jillianmaasbackman.com

The Writers House Project is an investigation into community. We seek to create a hub for literature, offer physical space for writers, and provide artist services and residencies. Our long-term ambition is to acquire a building. In the meantime, we are a mobile endeavor sponsoring programs throughout Chicago and collaborating with existing literary and arts organizations.


NOVEMBER 19-20, 2011 

Uptown Goldblatt’s Building (former Borders Books)
4720 N. Broadway location
Uptown Broadway Building
4701 N. Broadway

Saturday 10am-6pm
Sunday 12pm-6pm

Over 40 participating Chicago fiction and poetry presses in a pop-up bookstore!

Saturday after-party TBA – Joan of Arc to perform; Luis Humberto Valadez to open.

Preface Reading Series
November 14-18, 2011
Various locations in Uptown

Jillian Maas Backman is available for personal consultations during the months of November and December. Information can be found here: https://imaginepublicity.com/2011/11/08/private-consultations-with-jillian-maas-backman/ 

November 16-17, 2012:  16: Noon- 8pm, 17: 8 am-Noon


Delavan Lake Resort

1505 South Shore Drive

Delavan WI,  53115

December 13-14, 2012  13: Noon-8pm,  14: 8 am-Noon

Deerpath Inn

255 Illinois

Lake Forest, Ill  60045

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