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Meet the Author

The Newberry’s Meet the Author lecture series brings writers to the library for presentations on their recently published work. This work covers a range of topics and genres; the series introduces guests to a variety of professional wordsmiths working within the traditions of memoir, historical fiction, biography, historiography, and more.

Past Meet the Author Programs

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Meet the Author
Meet the Author: Simon Balto and Laurence Ralph
Free and open to the public; free tickets required.
Join us for a Meet the Author event with Simon Balto and Laurence Ralph, who will converse about their latest work on police violence in Chicago.
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Meet the Author
Lee Bey in Conversation with Amanda Williams
Free and open to the public; free tickets required.
Join us for a Meet the Author event with photographer Lee Bey and artist Amanda Williams, who will discuss Bey’s latest book, Southern Exposure: The Overlooked Architecture of Chicago’s South Side.
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Meet the Author
Meet the Author: Andrew Sandoval-Strausz
Free and open to the public; free tickets required.
Join us for a Meet the Author event with Andrew Sandoval-Strausz, who will discuss his latest book, Barrio America: How Latino Immigrants Saved the American City