Baird Harper teaches creative writing at Loyola. His first novel, “Red Light Run,” is a collection of short stories linked together into one cohesive narrative that takes place in a leafy Chicago suburb. The book …

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Kevin Coval is a Chicagoan trying to make a change. He’s the artistic director of Young Chicago Authors, an organization that aims to inspire the young people of Chicago to express themselves through the teachings …

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From masters of the craft such as Stephen King and Edgar Allen Poe, The PHOENIX chose five horror stories to help students celebrate the holiday.

The American Writers Museum (180 N. Michigan Ave.) is currently hosting two temporary exhibits. Tickets for the American Writers Museum are free for children (12 and under), $12 for adults and $8 for seniors and students with a valid ID.

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What do you do when the people you are supposed to trust and rely on most, let you down? What happens when your parents refuse to return the unconditional love you have for them? These …

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Earlier this month, on March 8, women all across the world were celebrating International Women’s Day. Beyond commemorating those who had worked for years to achieve equal rights for women, people also venerated their own …

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No living musician is more important, influential or game-changing than Bob Dylan. Dylan completely revolutionized the songwriting process when he began his career in the 1960s, with tracks such as the politically charged, existential “Blowin’ …

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Comedian and actress Amy Schumer’s new book “The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo” is a humorous and highly personal read for the busy reader. “The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo” is autobiographical and …