“‘Under the Knife’ is an actual body that’s been taken apart and stitched back together in a number of ways, much like my own body.”
Listen and learn in January
“Sacred Smokes” is a major contribution to Bottom-dog Urban Realism.
Winter literary delights in Chicago.
The Gilded Age, the grandeur of the Columbian Exposition existed alongside terrible poverty. The details have changed, but desperate need hasn’t, nor have attentive people stopped searching for ways to live honest and useful lives.
The first biography of African American arts mover and shaker, Margaret Burroughs.
“Your hands on my throat, that bruise lace they left behind—those crown jewels, that ghost necklace.”
Poetry, history, novels, philosophy and more.
A chronicle of Chicago’s racial segregation and the resistance of students, parents, educators and activists who refuse to be silenced in the face of injustice.
A young immigrant’s odyssey toward adulthood.