Rita Mae will be reading in Chicago at Women & Children First, one of only 13 feminist bookstores left in the country. The reading is on August 22, at 7:30 and the bookstore is located at 5233 N. Clark St. She’ll be reading with Lisa Marie Brodsy, whose first book MotherlungĀ chronicling the loss of her mother, just came out; and with Nathan Hoks, whose first book The Narrow Circle was selected for the National Poetry Series by Dean Young.