The 82 is the Creative Writing minor's reading series, featuring distinguished Chicago writers of all genres, Northeastern faculty members and Northeastern student writers. The series hosts four to six events per academic year, and is named after the CTA's Kimball bus line, which gets many Chicagoans to our Main Campus and El Centro locations. 

Upcoming Events

The 82 End-of-semester Student Writers Reading

Dec. 5, 2019
3-4:30 p.m.
SU 214

Past Events

Poetry & Pancakes featuring readings by Creative Writing Alums, Part of NEIU Weekend

Sept. 14, 2019
9:30 a.m.
B-Wing Patio

Lit & Luz Festival presentation featuring Verónica Gerber Bicecci, author of "Empty Set"

Oct. 15, 2019
3-5 p.m.
Pedroso Center 

This program is being produced in collaboration with the Lit & Luz Festival, the Department of English, the Department of World Languages and Cultures, and the Angelina Pedroso Center for Cultural Affairs and Diversity.

Flyer reads: The 82 presents Kristiana Rae Colon, Jac Jemc and Jacob Saenz and shows small photos of each person.

The 82 Writers/Reading

Oct. 29, 2019
4-6 p.m. 
LIB 022

Featuring Chicago writers:
Kristiana Rae Colón, poet, playwright ("Octagon," "Good Friday") and educator
Jac Jemc, author of "False Bingo" and "The Grip of It
Jacob Saenz, poet and editor 

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