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.”
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.
Short stories like literary baklava—a layered pleasure.
A young African-American man examines what it means to be black and middle class in an era where the class divide among blacks is ever-widening.
Debut collections from Chicago voices.
Memoirist Jessica Hopper and poet Jacob Saenz discuss their new books and what they look forward to in fall.
Lit events to look forward to as the leaves change and the temperatures drop.
Poetry, fiction and workshops.