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What Do You Mean There’s Nothing to Do?

Monday, March 23, 2020

By Donald G. Evans

 

Chicago’s literary community stands as one of the most productive and supportive in the entire world, and they prove it each and every day, including and maybe most importantly during times of crisis. Here is quick rundown of a few initiatives I’ve stumbled across as I join you all in a period of staying productive…


Program Set for CLHOF’s 5th Annual Induction Ceremony

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Scholars, Artists and Family to be Present

What: CLHOF's 5th Annual Induction Ceremony

When: Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, 7–9 p.m.

Where: Roosevelt University's Ganz Hall, 430 S. Michigan Ave., 7th Floor

How: Register to Ensure Your Seating

PROGRAM

Rick Kogan — Opening Remarks Herbert K. Russell — Presenting for Edgar Lee Masters Nellie Ognacevic — Reading Lydia Puckett, Pauline Barrett and Lucinda Matlock from Spoon River…

2014 CLHOF Nominees Named

Thursday, April 3, 2014

The official list is now complete: a total of 42 authors, including 12 first-timers, will be considered for induction later this year. Top candidates for the Class of 2014 include Edgar Lee Masters, Shel 

Shel Silverstein

Silverstein and David Hernandez, all of whom were named on three separate ballots. Margaret Anderson and Floyd Dell were named on two ballots each.…


Event: AWM Celebrates Chicago Authors with Brooks Readings

Sunday, March 30, 2014

The American Writers Museum's new exhibit From Our Neighborhoods: Four Chicago Writers Who Changed America features two-thirds of the Chicago Literary Hall of Fame's inaugural inductee class. The Chicago Literary Hall of Fame has contributed to the curation of the exhibit and is a co-sponsor of the youth writing contest being administered as part of the programming. More information about the Rutledge Writing Award and a full schedule…


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