Author Archives: American Writers Museum

Poem signed by Chandrima, 11-year-old, girl

AWM Story of the Week

Every week, the AWM is excited to bring you stories written by our visitors in our Story of the Day exhibit. Check back weekly for new stories, and visit the Museum to try out our typewriters and possibly be featured here! We loved this poem, and hope to see you back when you publish your first book […]

Header that says Happy Birthday to us!

AWM Story of the Week

Every week, the AWM is excited to bring you stories written by our visitors in our Story of the Day exhibit. Check back weekly for new stories, and visit the Museum to try out our typewriters and possibly be featured here! This week marks our 2nd anniversary, so we are sharing a few stories about the Museum. […]

Typed at the American Writers Museum: dear mom i love you so much.

AWM Story of the Week

Every week, the AWM is excited to bring you stories written by our visitors in our Story of the Day exhibit. Check back weekly for new stories, and visit the Museum to try out our typewriters and possibly be featured here! This week, we are honoring stories for or about mothers, since Mother’s Day is this Sunday […]

A Royal typewriter on the Story of the Day table

AWM Story of the Week

Every week, the AWM is excited to bring you stories written by our visitors in our Story of the Day exhibit. Check back weekly for new stories, and visit the Museum to try out our typewriters and possibly be featured here! It’s not autumn anymore, but it certainly has been rainy here in Chicago this week. Thanks […]

A visitor typing on a large blue IBM typewriter at the American Writers Museum in Chicago, IL

AWM Story of the Week

Every week, the AWM is excited to bring you stories written by our visitors in our Story of the Day exhibit. Check back weekly for new stories, and visit the Museum to try out our typewriters and possibly be featured here! This week we wanted to feature Natalie, who wrote this long piece of advice and a […]

A Smith-Corona typewriter at the American Writers Museum

AWM Story of the Week

Every week, the AWM is excited to bring you stories written by our visitors in our Story of the Day exhibit. Check back weekly for new stories, and visit the Museum to try out our typewriters and possibly be featured here! This poem uses a unique perspective that we loved. Thanks Jeremy! coins in watersgently, throw me […]

Typewriters on display on 2 tables with a divider in the middle at the American Writers Museum Annual Benefit in Chicago

Typewriter Tuesday: Pop-Up Exhibit at OnWord 2019

Welcome to Typewriter Tuesday, a new series from the American Writers Museum that aims to shed light on the typewriters and other tools behind some of your favorite works of literature. Check back every Tuesday to learn more about these trusty machines and the writers who used them. Our next special exhibit Tools of the […]

Handwritten note: Keep this up here plz thanks -Cole P.S. Keep it up for 20 yrs plz thank you

AWM Story of the Week

Every week, the AWM is excited to bring you stories written by our visitors in our Story of the Day exhibit. Check back weekly for new stories, and visit the Museum to try out our typewriters and possibly be featured here! This week, we’re featuring several visitors’ hopes or messages to their future selves. Cole, we couldn’t […]