Episode 27 - The American Writer's Museum in Chicago, Illinois

 Our guest, Colleen Olsen, at the American Writers Museum in Chicago, Illinois.

Our guest, Colleen Olsen, at the American Writers Museum in Chicago, Illinois.

Episode Twenty Seven Show Notes

Special Guest: Colleen Olsen
Speaking with the Book Cougars about the American Writers Museum in Chicago (#AmerWriteMuseum)
Opened May 16, 2017
Located at 180 N. Michigan, 2nd Floor, Chicago, Illinois

Colleen's Goodreads link: click here

Malcom E. O’Hagan – founder of the museum

Many writers were mentioned. Here are some:
Willa Cather
Tupac Shakur
Jack Kerouac
W.S. Merwin
George Carlin
Sojourner Truth
Del Close
Roger Ebert
Black Elk

Along with the permanent exhibits, they have rotating temporary exhibits which are currently:
Palm: All Awake in the Darkness inspired by the life and work of the American poet W.S. Merwin
The Beat Journey: Jack Kerouac’s “On the Road”

To become a member: click here

Author Home/Museum Affiliates link page: click here

 One of the interactive exhibits at the American Writers Museum.

One of the interactive exhibits at the American Writers Museum.

 Willa Cather exhibit at the American Writers Museum.

Willa Cather exhibit at the American Writers Museum.