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Reader Subscriptions and Back Issues


Update: September 4, 2020:

The print Chicago Reader is published every other week. (Read the June 2020 press release here.)

Print subscriptions can be purchased from the Reader Store. Subscription options are 12 issues, 26 issues, and 52 issues.

Note that subscriptions are generally received 3-5 days after Thursday's publication date.

Back Issues

Full issues (except limited-edition souvenir issues) are available for one year from publication date. To have an issue mailed, specify issue date, include a $5 check or money order payable to Chicago Reader, and send to

Back Issues
Chicago Reader
2930 S. Michigan Ave., Suite 102
Chicago, IL 60616

Please contact before sending in payment, to make sure an issue or issues are available for purchase.

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