A National Museum Celebrating American Writers
Opening in Chicago in 2016

A National Museum Celebrating American Writers Opening in Chicago in 2016



Celebrating American writers past and present


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See developing plans for AWM’s exhibits, galleries, and social spaces.

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The American Writers Museum is a grand, highly worthy idea. I’m all for it. Imagine all there will be to work with and what a center of inspiration it will be! The importance of our novelists, poets, dramatists, writers from every part of the country, every kind of background, has been part of the American story for more than 300 years. Think of what we owe them and how much we continue to learn from them!
David McCullough, Author and Historian

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