Alex’s most notable books are An American Summer: Love and Death in Chicago and the award winning national bestseller There Are No Children Here. Known not just for print, our guest also won an Emmy for the 2011 documentary The Interrupters.
Our fireside chat will be moderated by Pulitzer-Prize winning Chicago Tribune columnist Mary Schmich. Alex and Mary will have a forty-five minute wide-ranging discussion followed by about fifteen minutes to answer your questions.
Sponsored and presented in partnership by multiple Illinois public libraries.
This online, virtual program will be presented using Zoom and is free and open to all.
When registering, your email address is required so we can send you an email with the web link to join the discussion, as well as some Zoom instructions.
We normally send out the link out via email 24-48 hours before the event.
You can access the Zoom presentation using your computer, tablet or smartphone.
To learn how to join a Zoom meeting, click HERE. You can also check out this YouTube tutorial on joining a Zoom presentation.