Join the Slag Glass City in celebrating our ten year anniversary with a special May Day reading event! On May 1st, from 5:30pm-8:30pm CDT 2024, the event will highlight essays and art selected from our archives by student editors, excerpts of work we’ve published and/or new city writing by authors writing about-and-from cities around the globe, including: Mumbai, Barbados, Houston, Manhattan, Charleston, Dubai, Ypsilanti, and Chicago.

This free in-person and virtual event will take place on May 1st, 2024, at DePaul University’s Lincoln Park Campus, in Levan Center 100. The first 50 in-person attendees will receive a special commemorative key to the Slag Glass City. This celebration will be hosted by Slag Glass City editor Barrie Jean Borich, an award-winning author and professor at DePaul University in Chicago.
To attend via Zoom, please register by scanning the QR code below or visiting


Nicole Walker
Kathleen Rooney
Michele Morano
Sue William Silverman
Harrison Candelaria Fletcher
Christine Hume
Francesca Royster
Lynette D’Amico
Sol Nix
Donald Quist
Madari Pendás
Adrianne Kalfopoulou
Sonya Huber
Kerry Hadley-Pryce
Joe Bonomo
Yael Aldana
William Reichard
Arnaldo Batista
James Tate Hill
Garnett Kilberg Cohen

MAY 1st, 5:30-8:30pm CST
Levan 100 on DePaul campus or over Zoom

Special thank you to all the contributors, readers, interns, editors, social media interactors, and everyone in between who has supported the Slag Glass City and has helped shaped it into what it is today!