Empowering Creative Community. Evolving Artistic Craft.

One Revolution at a Time.  


Revolving Door offers teen and adult programs, workshops, and interactive experiences to build creative confidence and craft for writers and artists of all skill levels.


The Revolving Door Reading Series is a quarterly gathering of writers and artists for an eclectic Chicago-night-out of music, readings, and artistic community.


Revolving Door Press publishes chapbooks and anthologies showcasing the creative work of new, young, and emerging writers. Revolving Door Press aims to create space for the voices and stories often gone unheard.

Upcoming Events

Walk-Ins Welcome: A Fundraiser to Publish Chicago Teens

May 25, 2018 / 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Volumes Bookcafe /1474 N. Milwaukee Ave.

The first drink’s on us! Join us for an evening of music, performances, and prizes as we help elevate the stories and voices of Chicago teens.

[Y]volve Publishing

A Teen-Run Publishing House of Revolving Door Arts

About [Y]volve

[Y]volve is a publishing arts program that puts teens in the drivers seat of a small press as they produce work by their peers at the manuscript level. [Y]volve editors apply and gain a variety of digital, 21st Century, curatorial, and entrepreneurial skills as they take books from concept to sale.

Teen Chapbook Series

The Teen Chapbook Series publishes short manuscripts of creative writing by Chicago teens age 15-19 in poetry, fiction, and nonfiction.

2018  Authors & Books

We are excited to announce the authors and publications of the 2018 Teen Chapbook Series!