Events 2018-05-14T17:49:45+00:00

Upcoming Events

Elmhurst Public Library Local Author Fair

Date: June 23, 2018

Time: 12 - 3:pm

Location: 125 S. Prospect Avenue, Elmhurst, IL 60126

At 1pm, Linda will speak at about Redlined at the Elmhurst Public Library’s “Local Author Fair” in the Kossman Room

“Meet the Author” – Linda Gartz at 57th Street Books

Date: June 24, 2018

Time: 3 - 4pm

Location: 1301 E. 57th St., Chicago, IL 60637

Linda will present about Redlined and the long-hidden letters and diaries that inspired her to write about the intimate family struggles that intersected with a racially changing West Side Chicago in the 1960s. Details click here

Featured speaker at Chicago Writers Ass’n and Il Woman’s Press Ass’n

Date: July 21, 2018

Time: 7:pm - 10:pm

Location: Hidden Shamrock, 2723 N. Halsted St., Chicago

Come to the summer social of these two wonderful writers’ organizations and hear me speak about Redlined. 

Past Events

Presentation at Printers Row Literary Festival

Date: June 9, 2018

Time: 5:00 - 6:00 PM

Location: Jones College Prep–700 S. State St. Room 4004 (4th floor)

Linda will be interviewed on the John Williams Show

Date: June 6, 2018

Time: 2:05 pm

Location: WGN Radio 720AM

Luncheon, Author Presentation, and Book Signing

Date: June 5, 2018

Time: 12:00 pm

Open to the public
First Presbyterian Church of Wilmette – 600 9th Street, Wilmette, IL
11:30 social gathering.  12:00 lunch and program
Sponsored by the Woman’s Club of Wilmette ($18 covers luncheon cost)
See WCW Facebook page for details

Reading, Q&A and Signing

Date: May 23, 2018

Time: 7:30 pm

Location: Women and Children First Bookstore

5233 N Clark St, Chicago IL

There is street parking and some free street spaces just off W.Farragut Ave. behind the store.

Book Club Q & A
(Private Event)

Date: May 17, 2018

Time: 6:00 PM

Evanston Literary Festival Book Fair

Date: May 12, 2018

Time: 2 - 5:pm

Location: Evanston Library, 1703 Orrington Ave., Evanston, IL

Linda will have copies of Redlined for sale.
Look for the large poster of the book cover!
(Street parking available)

Racial Equity Discussions

Date: May 9, 2018

Time: 7-9:pm

Location: Little Beans Cafe, 430 Asbury Avenue, Evanston, IL

Sun-Times Podcast, Zebra Sisters interview Linda Gartz

Date: May 5, 2018

Time: TBD

LISTEN – Saturday morning May 5th: Sun-Times Podcast, Zebra Sisters. Linda in conversation with Sun-Times columnist, Mary Mitchell (right) and her longtime friend, former Sun-Times reporter, Leslie Baldacci (left).
Listen to the interview here!