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Thursday, April 16 @ 7:00 pm
Under 30/Over 60

Join us for an evening of cross-generational stories. Listen as three writers under the age of 30 and three writers over the age of 60 shed their blissful ignorance onstage as they attempt to answer “What I Wish I Knew.”

Readers include:

At The Book Cellar

Friday, May 1 @ 6:00 pm
A Celebration of Asian American Writers in Chicago

Chicago Writers Conference and Open Books Present A Celebration of Asian American Writers in Chicago.
Join four of Chicago’s most prominent Asian-American writers as they read from old work and new!


  • Nami Mun
  • Alec Nevala-Lee
  • Vu Tran
  • Wailin Wong

At Open Books River North, 213 W. Institute Place 


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Chicago Writers Conference is partially supported by a CityArts Grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events.