Promoting reading, creative writing, art, and literary citizenship through visiting writers who inspire high school students, their teachers, the community, and, the WORLD (but not the universe because, c'mon).

Layers of AWESOME

Friends, Are you wondering… is there a way to drink coffee, buy books, and listen to live music and entertainment (see below) while supporting Sandburg High School? Do you find … Continue reading

August 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Kathleen Rooney Has a Mustache: Here’s Her Take on Being Sandburg’s First Visiting Writer

Last spring, poet and creative writing professor George Bilgere and I were driving to Dusek’s restaurant in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood to have dinner with my colleague Tom Maguire and Kathleen … Continue reading

August 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Sandburg to Welcome Stuart Dybek this Fall

On Friday, November 13th, Carl Sandburg High School will host visiting writer, Stuart Dybek, thanks to a D230 Foundation Grant awarded to Kathryn Guelcher and Tom Maguire. Mr. Dybek is … Continue reading

July 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

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