Articles & Interviews

Writers museum will be an asset for Chicago’s cultural skyline

May 7th, 2014
Crain's Chicago Business summarizes the great benefits the American Writers Museum will bring to Chicago.

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Start-up museums: The exhibition teams

March 28th, 2014
The Washington Post writes about start-up museums and the American Writers Museum

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Start-Up Success Isn’t Enough to Found a Museum

March 19th, 2014
New York Times writes about the American Writers Museum fundraising efforts.

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The City of Algren, Wright and Bellow Inches Closer to Getting a Writers Museum

September 13th, 2013
Next City media provides a comprehensive overview on the American Writers Museum plans for a Chicago museum.

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The Chicago Community Trust Grants Funding to American Writers Museum

September 11th, 2013
The Chicago Community Trust granted funding for Writing Chicago, a multimedia exhibit spotlighting four literary luminaries who called Chicago home.

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Fundraising begins for the American Writers Museum

July 2nd, 2013
The Chicago Tribute writes about the American Writers Museum's fundraising initiative and museum plans.

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American Writers Museum: A Bookish Proposal

June 14th, 2013
The Wall Street Journal writes about the American Writers Museum and its concept plan for a museum in Chicago.

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AWM Sponsors Gwendolyn Brooks Day

June 4th, 2013
The American Writers Museum Foundation is a sponsor of a daylong birthday celebration honoring Gwendolyn Brooks at the Chicago Cultural Center.

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Power of the Word – Foreign Influences

June 4th, 2013
When world leaders gathered for the first 2012 G8 summit, the American Writers Museum’s online Power of the Word exhibit asked some of America’s best authors which books by writers in G8 countries most influenced them.

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Writers Museum, Dublin: tat and ephemera.

April 30th, 2013
Musings on the planned American Writers Museum and the existing Dublin Writers’ Museum

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