Every year, six critical writers who hailed from Chicago at least during some point in their careers are heralded posthumously for the important works that left their mark on future generations of writers and artists.
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Have you heard about the Chicago Literary Hall of Fame? It's a little well-kept secret that is starting to get out.
It is wonderful to live in a city so rich of history, so rich of character, so rich of talent and art. But do we celebrate it enough?
It was like any party, I guess, except this was a party for dead people. Six dead people. Six dead writers.
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