Rob Elder will read at The Parlor Tuesday, May 4th at 7pm!

April 26, 2010

Rob Elder will read at The Parlor Tuesday, May 4th at 7pm!

Robert K. Elder is a journalist, author, film columnist and regional editor for AOL’s Patch.com.  For almost a decade, he served as a staff writer at the Chicago Tribune. His work has appeared in The New York Times, Premiere, The Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, Salon.com, MSNBC.com, The Oregonian and many other publications.

Elder is also the founder of Odd Hours Media, the company behind ItWasOverWhen.com and ItWasLoveWhen.com. Sourcebooks recently bought the book publishing rights for each site.  Elder edited “John Woo: Interviews,” the first authoritative chronicle of the filmmaker’s life, legacy and career. He has also contributed to books on poker, comic books and film design.

A former member of the Chicago Film Critics Association, Elder has taught film classes at Facets Film School.  He currently teaches journalism at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism and Communication.

Elder will read from Last Words of the Executed published by the University of Chicago Press.

Pulitzer-winner Studs Terkel calls Elder “a journalist in the noblest tradition” in his introduction to Elder’s book,  Last Words of the Executed.

Following his 30 minute reading, Rob will take questions from the audience.

As always, the event will be recorded and published on-line for your repeated listening pleasure on iTunes and at www.theparlorreads.com

All readings take place at 1511 N. Milwaukee Ave, 2nd Floor

For more information, please visit www.theparlorreads.com or contact theparlorreads@gmail.com

The Parlor is a monthly reading series sponsored by Bad At Sports Podcast (www.badatsports.com).

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