Carl Sandburg Literary Awards Dinner

Carl Sandburg Literary Awards Dinner
Carl Sandburg Literary Awards Dinner

Carl Sandburg Literary Awards Dinner

The Carl Sandburg Literary Awards Dinner is an annual fundraising dinner produced by the Chicago Public Library Foundation and Chicago Public Library to raise funds to support key learning initiatives in all 80 Chicago Public Library locations. This year the evening’s highlight is an intimate onstage conversation with the two Sandburg Award-honorees, best-selling authors Margaret Atwood (“The Handmaid’s Tale,” “MaddAddam” trilogy, “The Blind Assassin”) and Dave Eggers (”A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius,” “Zeitoun,” “The Circle.”), moderated by author and National Public Radio host Scott Simon, discussing the authors’ creative processes and inspirations. Journalist Natalie Y. Moore will receive the 21st Century Award.

Date:  Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017
Time:  6-9pm
Address: The UIC Forum-725 W. Roosevelt Road, Chicago, IL, 60608
Cost: $1000 and $2500

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