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December 29, 2019

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December 21, 2019

The Nonfiction Shortlist for the 2019 Chicago Review of Books Award

December 21, 2019

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The Nonfiction Shortlist for the 2019 Chicago Review of Books Award

December 21, 2019

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For the fourth year in a row, theChicago Review of Books Award for Nonfiction (in partnership with Story Studio) will recognize the best creative nonfiction books published by Chicago-based writers in the 2019 calendar year.

Below are thefive finalistsfor the 2019 award for nonfiction, along with this year’s judges. Congrats to past winners Natalie Y. Moore, Megan Stielstra, and Eve L. Ewing.

Earlier this week we announced the shortlist for poetry. Later this week we’ll announce the shortlist for fiction and best stand-alone essay or short story. And on Friday, we’ll announce the recipient of a new award called the Adam Morgan Literary Citizen Award. It’s named for our founding editor and given to a tireless advocate of Chicago literature.

The winners in each category will be announced at a ceremony onDecember 6th at Ravenswood Events Center in Chicago. Tickets are on sale now! Choose…

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The Winners of the 2019 Chicago Review of Books Awards

December 21, 2019

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The Winners of the 2019 Chicago Review of Books Awards

December 21, 2019

Chicago Review of Books

Last Friday we celebrated the fourth annual Chicago Review of Books Awards, co-presented by StoryStudio Chicago at the Ravenswood Event Center. The “Chirby” awards celebrate the best books published by Chicago-based writers and poets in the past year. Here are 2019’s winners.Congratulations to all of these incredible writers!

Poetry:

1919by Eve Ewing

Here’s the poetry shortlist.

Nonfiction:

Burn the Place by Iliana Regan

Here’s the nonfiction shortlist.

Essay/Short Story:

“An Axe for the Frozen Sea” by Megan Stielstra

in Believer Magazine

Here’s the best essay/short story shortlist.

Fiction:

False Bingo by Jac Jemc

Here’s the fiction shortlist.

The Adam Morgan Literary Citizen Award:

This year we also awarded the first Adam Morgan Literary Citizen Award to a person making outstanding contributions to Chicago’s literary scene. This year the award went to Ydalmi Noriega of the Poetry Foundation.

And many, many thanks to this year’s judges…

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The Best Books of 2019 So Far

December 21, 2019

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