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Jun 29 2022

“American Writers Festival” – Growing Up Chicago: Book Release and Signing for

June 29, 2022

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM


Chicago, Select 60609

The image is of the book cover. The cover is an illustration of the Chicago Art Institute entrance.

Growing Up Chicago is a collection of stories written by Chicago authors about their experiences growing up here in the city and has been co-edited with the Honors College's very own Lauren DeJulio Bell - Honors Instructor, Academic Advisor, and Program Specialist (Curriculum Development). Lauren has been hard at work with two UIC colleagues (Roxanne Pilat and Dave Schaafsma) to co-edit the book over the last several years ??.

There will be some release events coming up if you'd like to join us; some of the authors will be there and we'll do a book signing after both events:

June 29th, 6pm at the “City of Stories” event--at the Harold Washington Library.

The book is available for preorder now if you're interested in picking up a copy: (Use the code NUP2022 for a 25% off discount.


Chad Nilsson

Date posted

May 11, 2022

Date updated

May 11, 2022