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Kevin’s Upcoming Appearances:

June 2-13, 2014 Eastern New Mexico Writers’ Retreat


Saturday, April 26th, 2014 8:00, SCC Campus Student Lounge, Keokuk, Iowa



Thursday, April 3, 2014 6:30-8:30pm, Beth Z’nai Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation, 6601 South Kedzie Ave.

Thursday, March 20, 2014 11pm, Steppenwolf Theatre – Garage Rep


Thursday, February 27th, 2014 8:00, Second City Up Theatre, 1616 North Wells Chicago

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014 7:45, Congregation Beth Judea, Buffalo Grove, IL

November 12-16th, 2013  Footage from Young Chicago Authors visit to Barcelona (Coval appears at 12:10 in video):



Thursday, November 7th, 2013 Louder Than a Bomb Hamilton Launch, Hamilton, Canada

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013 Footage from LTAB Kansas City interview introduction and Schtick  Book tour:

Kevin Coval on books, poetry and America’s youth


Monday, October 21st, 2013 6:00pm 1200 W Randolph Street, Chicago , IL 60607

TONIGHT at City Winery and

streaming live on

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Get tickets in advance. Food will sell out.

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BUY TIX for TONIGHT’s Dinner Party: Join BEARS GM Phil Emery, singing Diva Lynne Jordan, Louder than a Bomb Co-Founder, Kevin Coval and Chef Jared Wentworth of Longman & Eagle for food, chocolate, Voss Artesian Water from Norway, wine, unscripted conversation and a few performances.

BUY TIX for the Pre-Dinner Party Reception with BEARS Tight End MARTELLUS BENNETT, Phil Emery and Beth Emery TONIGHT! The VIP reception will feature the artwork of tight end and artist Martellus Bennett and artist Beth Emery, with both in attendance along with Phil Emery. Wine and cheese will be served. Proceeds from the reception and sales from the artwork support After School Matters as they provide Chicago teens opportunities to explore their talents while gaining critical skills for work, college and beyond. The VIP ticket also includes entrance to The Dinner Party with dinner tastings, wine, water and chocolate in addition to the show.


Saturday, October 17th 6:00-7:30pm at Co-Prosperity Sphere 3219 South Morgan Street, Chicago, IL 60607


Thursday, October 10th, 2013 7:00pm  on PBS


Kevin Coval on In The Loop broadcast tonight at 7:00pm CST on WYYC PBS Chicago (Channel 20).  If you miss tonight’s airing of the program, there will be a re-broadcast of the episode on Sunday at 6:30pm CST.

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Saturday, September 28th, 2013 5:30-8:30pm at NYU
Hands on Workshops &  Keynote Luncheon with Kevin Coval at NYU

Thursday, September 26th, 2013 7:30pm, Greenlight BookStore, 686 Fulton Street, Brooklyn,NY


Monday, September 23th, 2013 Bar 13  35 E. 13th St., Union Square, doors 7 p.m., show start 7:30pm
admission: $6 ($5 for students)



Friday, September 20th 10:00pm at 236 East 3rd Street Between Ave B & C, Revererend Pedro Peitri Way, NY



Thursday, August 28th 5-6:30pm at UIC, 400 South Peoria, Chicago