Articles & Interviews

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.

Read more »

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.

Read more »

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.

Read more »

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.

Read more »

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.

Read more »

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.

Read more »

Writers Museum, Dublin: tat and ephemera.

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

Read more »

American Writers Museum Will Open In Chicago In 2015

February 21st, 2013
The Huffington Post writes about the recent NEH grant and plans to open a museum in Chicago in 2015.

Read more »

American Writers Museum Receives NEH Grant

February 7th, 2013
The American Writers Museum Foundation has been awarded a second grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).

Read more »

Yes Chicago, please make this happen!

January 23rd, 2013
Ottawa, Illinois newspaper, The Times, writes about the American Writers Museum.

Read more »