Monday, March 11 at Beverly Public Library


Fictlicious: The Ghosts Show
The Hideout
Kyle Beachy, J Adams Oaks, Jenna Morgan, Dana Norris, and Noelle Rose
Tuesday October 9 @ 7 PM


I'm judging the Windy City Story Slam.
Sunday, June 13th @ 3pm at the Harold Washington Library for the Printers Row Lit Fest.

Printer's Row Lit Fest/ Center Stage
Young and Restless
Margaret McMullan, Ariela Anhalt, Beth Fantaskey and J. Adam Oaks.
Moderated by Amy Guth.
Saturday June 12 @ 2 PM

MISMATCHED: Horror Stories from Chicago's Dating Front
2nd Story
& The Reader @ The Bottom Lounge
February 14 @ 8 PM

Teacher In-Service
The Bookstall at Chestnut Court

811 Elm Street
Saturday, February 13 @ 2 PM


2nd Story @ Webster Wine Bar with Deb Lewis
December 13 & 14 @ 7 PM

Maxim's2nd Story at Maxim's
24 E. Goethe St
December 10th

Windy City Story Slam, Featured Reader
9 p.m. on December 5 @ The Viaduct Theatre
3111 N. Western Ave.

November 18 @ 7pm
Local Author Night at The Book Cellar
4736-38 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago.

Sunday, September 13 @ 4:30pm
Reading and Book signing with author Gwendolyn DeRosa.
Women & Children First Bookstore
5233 N. Clark St. in Chicago.
(773) 769-9299

Wednesday, September 2 @ 7:30pm
R.U.I Reading Series
Sheffield's, 3258 N. Sheffield Ave. in Chicago. $3 cover.

June 6, 2009
Do Not Deny Me12 p.m. reading and book signing at Barnes and Noble, West Towne Mall, 7433 Mineral Point Road, Madison, WI - (608) 827-0809

May 9, 2009
2nd Story @ Webster's Wine Bar / 7:00pm with Julie Sadowski, Kristen Fiore, Ryan Blitstein and Megan Stielstra.

April 26, 2009
2nd Story collaboration with Theatre Seven of Chicago. Tickets and more info.

March 17, 2009
Nelson Algren Tribute at the Harold Washington Library Cindy Pritzker Auditorium for Columbia College-Chicago's Story Week. Tuesday, March 17, 6 pm. Hosted by Joe Meno, the evening will feature a conversation with Algren's friend and photographer, Art Shay, a showing from Michael Caplan's documentary, Algren, and 10-minute readings by J. Adams Oaks, Billy Lombardo, Bayo Ojikutu, and Stephanie Kuehnert.


October 12, 2008
2nd Story @ Webster's Wine Bar / 7:00pm

July 25-August 3, 2008
Yes, This Really Happened to Me
With Stories by: Brian Golden, Kim Morris, J. Adams Oaks, Justin D.M. Palmer, and Megan Stielstra. A World Premiere Production. Directed by Margot Bordelon and Cassy Sanders.


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