Preview: Chicago Book Expo — ‘Something for Every Literary Taste’

If you’re in the Chicago area, come out to the 4th annual Chicago Book Expo, exhibiting only local authors- myself included!

Chicago Book Review

CBR_Logo2Chicago Book Expo, the annual pop-up bookstore and literary extravaganza designed to connect Chicago-area publishers, authors, readers, and writers, is coming up in just two short weeks. This year’s Expo will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, November 21, at Columbia College, 1104 S. Wabash Ave., Chicago.

First held in 2011, Chicago Book Expo originated as a project of the now-disbanded Chicago Writers House. Forty publishers participated that year, and a wide array of workshops and other events accompanied the Expo. In 2013, the Expo was condensed into one day, and the event that year featured more than 90 vendors and 24 programs. In 2014, the Expo moved from St. Augustine College in Uptown to Columbia College Chicago, where it will be held again this year.

The Expo has proven a popular event with readers, writers, authors, and publishers who, as the Chicago Tribune wrote last…

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