Category Archives: Press Releases

Renowned Author and Scholar on African American History Received Inspiring Writer Award

September 19, 2023 (CHICAGO) – The American Writers Museum held its annual benefit OnWord 2023 [...]

The AWM Announces New Summer Hours and June Programming

Starting Memorial Day Weekend the AWM will be open six days a week! May 4, [...]

Spring Into Action and Register Early for Four New Get Lit Happy Hour Events

May through August Get Lit event tickets are on sale now! March 9, 2023 (CHICAGO) [...]

Raise a Glass to Great American Writers at New Happy Hour Series

December 15, 2022 (CHICAGO) – Forget Dry January! Start the New Year off right by [...]

The Contributions of Black Writers to Literary Genres and Movements Over a Century are Recognized in New Exhibit at the American Writers Museum

September 22, 2022, Chicago, Ill. – The American Writers Museum (AWM) today unveiled its latest special [...]

Acclaimed Writer Viet Thanh Nguyen and Others to Be Honored with Inspiration Awards from the American Writers Museum

August 5, 2022, Chicago, Ill. – The American Writers Museum (AWM) will host its annual OnWord [...]

Reggae Icon Ziggy Marley and Wife and Co-Author Orly Marley Present New Picture Book at the American Writers Museum

July 6, 2022, Chicago, Ill. – On August 14, 2022 the American Writers Museum will host [...]

American Writers Museum Announces Full Schedule for Inaugural Festival on May 15

CHICAGO, Ill. – The American Writers Museum today announced its full programming schedule for the 2022 American Writers [...]

American Writers Museum to Host Janelle Monáe for Only Book Tour Stop in the Midwest at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance

As part of its fifth year anniversary celebration, the American Writers Museum (AWM) will host [...]

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