Associate Board Co-President
Emily Winkler is an aspiring novelist based in the Chicagoland area. She graduated from Elmhurst College with a Bachelor's Degree in English Literature and Writing, going on to graduate from DePaul University with her Master's Degree in English Literature and her Certificate in Publishing.
She currently works in fashion marketing, using writing and her passion for photography to bring beautiful products to life.
Emily became involved with CLHOF during her time at DePaul, where she worked on researching and mapping out our popular Literary Walking Tours.
Emily is thrilled to assist CLHOF in expanding our audience and sharing her love of literature and the great city of Chicago with anyone interested!
Associate Board Member
Kelci Dean is an English literature graduate from DePaul University who served as an intern at the Chicago Literary Hall of Fame prior to joining the Associate's Board. She’s worked with other non-profit Chicago literacy organizations such as MAKE Literary Productions and Propeller Collective.