Celebrate the season finale of One Book, One Chicago’s 20th year with a very special conversation. Eric Charles May, author of Bedrock Faith, joins Booklist Editor Donna Seaman for a conversation about his writing, the book, and Chicago as a character.
Eric Charles May is an associate professor in the Fiction Writing program at Columbia College Chicago. A Chicago native and former reporter for the Washington Post, his fiction has appeared in the magazines Fish Stories, F, and Criminal Class. In addition to his Post reporting, his nonfiction has appeared in Sport Literate, the Chicago Tribune, and the personal essay anthology Briefly Knocked Unconscious by a Low-Flying Duck. Bedrock Faith, the 2021 One Book, One Chicago selection, is his first novel.