"Very early in life I became fascinated with the wonders language can achieve. And I began playing with words."
See the American Writers Museum’s traveling exhibit From Our Neighborhoods: Four Writers Who Changed America at CPL locations around the city through late October:
- Woodson Regional Library, September 28-October 22
- Completed: Lincoln Belmont, August 1-27
- Completed: Budlong Woods, August 30-September 26
The interactive exhibit features authors Lorraine Hansberry, Studs Terkel, Gwendolyn Brooks and Richard Wright—powerful voices from Chicago’s past who left a legacy of equality, perseverance and the potential of the written word.