June 9-10, the streets of Dearborn and Polk will be flooded with booksellers, publishers, and book lovers for the annual Printer’s Row Lit Festival in Chicago! The University of Illinois Press will have a booth at the southern end of Dearborn, so make sure to stop by and check out some of our great new regional trade titles! We’ll also have in booth signings with some of our authors and authors Roger Biles, Colleen Taylor Sen and Bruce Kraig will all participate in panels at the festival.

 

Here are all the University of Illinois Press events happening during #PRLF18 that you won’t want to miss:

 

Saturday, June 9, 2018

1:00pm

John H. Flores, the author of The Mexican Revolution in Chicago: Immigration Politics from the Early Twentieth Century to the Cold War will sign books at the University of Illinois Press Booth.

 

 

 

 

2:00pm

Roger Biles, the author of Mayor Harold Washington: Champion of Race and Reform in Chicago, will participate in a panel discussion with Reverend Jesse Jackson and Elizabeth Taylor, former book editor of the Chicago Tribune.

Jones College Prep  700 South State Street

North Auditorium with C-Span

Chicago, IL 60605

 

Sunday, June 10, 2018

11:00 am 

Frank Cicero Jr., the author of Creating the Land of Lincoln: The History and Constitutions of Illinois, 1778-1870, will sign books at the University of Illinois Press booth.

 

 

 

 

11:45 am

Colleen Taylor Sen and Bruce Kraig, co-editors of The Chicago Food Encyclopedia will explore the hidden delights of Chicago food with Bill Daley on the food and dining stage.

Jones College Prep  700 South State Street

Food and Dining Stage/2nd Floor

Chicago, IL 60605

 

1:00pm

Colleen Taylor Sen and Bruce Kraig will then head over to the University of Illinois Press booth to sign books.

 

We hope to see you there! 

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