Spring Contest Winners and Reception
On behalf of our partners at DePaul, we’re pleased to announce the winners of the One Book, One Chicago Neverwhere Literature Contest, as judged by Kate Bernheimer: 1st Place: Megan McKeon (for “Attenuating”) 2nd Place: Erica Walker Adams (for “A Very Fine Thing”) 3rd Place: Richard Rodriguez (For “Exterior Decorator Feeling Restless in a Dead...
This September and October, we’re going to lead you through a novel via tweets. Show us how it’s done, @Crowdsourcing @1book140
The short stuff →
One Story provides a long list of short stories they could read over and over again. We have ‘book’ in our title, but we sure do love short stories, one at a time.
Anonymous asked: what's the next One Book going to be?
Skipped #BEA this year. We’ll hobnob some other time, NY.
Saw #Chicago trending, but it’s all sports. So… what’s your favorite sports book, story, or poem? Ours: Dybek’s “Death of a Right Fielder”
the first decade →
We’ve been around for a while now, and are in fact gearing up to celebrate the tenth anniversary of One Book, One Chicago this fall with a big, dreamy, delightful, thought-provoking, dazzling, momentous book selection. Stay tuned for that announcement. In the meantime, catch up on past One Book, One Chicago selections at www.onebookonechicago.org. Check out the books from your local library...