Fanny Butcher to be Inducted into CLHOF
Longtime Tribune Literary Critic Fanny Butcher to Be Inducted into CLHOF
Fanny Butcher: (September 13, 1888 - May 1887), for four decades a writer and critic for the Chicago Tribune, will be inducted into the Chicago Literary Hall of Fame on May 11, 2017 at Newberry Library's Ruggles Hall. Liesl Olson will give the keynote presentation, and John Bokum will accept the award on his aunt’s behalf. Elizabeth Taylor, Linda Bubon, Marianne Wolf-Astrauskas, Toni Nealie, and, Emily Victorson will also give tributes.
Guests are encouraged to arrive an hour before the program start for refreshments and a chance to view the Butcher exhibit (including highlights from the Fanny Butcher Papers). Sponsors for the event include the Chicago Literary Hall of Fame, Newberry Library, The Guild Literary Complex, Chicago Writers Association, and Illinois Woman’s Press Association.