Lit Stroll




Join us for a new literary event that brings readers together to meet and celebrate beloved Illinois authors. Lit Stroll will showcase the powerful way in which books and stories have an impact on peoples’ lives.

Each author will be featured at a downtown Arlington Heights venue: Peggy Kinnane's, Hey Nonny, Arlington Ale House and La Tasca Tapas. Hear about their newest novels, grab a drink and mingle with other literary lovers as you stroll from location to location. The event will culminate in a book signing at Arlington Ale House with books available for sale courtesy of The Book Stall.

Registration opens June 1. Pick up your event lanyard at the Info Desk starting June 20. Space is limited, for adults 21+. More event details

Event Schedule

Saturday, June 25 1:00-4:30 p.m.

1 p.m. Jon Seidel @ Peggy Kinnane’s Irish Pub - 8 N. Vail Ave. 

1:45 p.m. Mia P. Manansala @ La Tasca Tapas – 25 W. Davis St. 

2:30 p.m.

Elizabeth Berg is the author of many bestselling novels, including The Story of Arthur Truluv, Open House (an Oprah’s Book Club selection), Talk Before Sleep, and The Year of Pleasures

Mia P. Manansala (she/her) is a writer and certified book coach from Chicago who loves books, baking and bad-ass women. She uses humor (and murder) to explore aspects of the Filipino

Lisa Barr is the New York Times bestselling author of Woman on Fire, The Unbreakables and the award-winning historical thriller Fugitive Colors. In addition, Barr served as an editor

Jon Seidel has covered federal courts for the Chicago Sun-Times since 2015. His book, Second City Sinners, tells the stories of Chicago's most notorious crimes, trials and

Enjoy our featured authors' diverse collection of books, as well as some chosen read-alikes.

Elizabeth Berg

Jon Seidel

Lisa Barr

Mia P. Manansala