American Writers Festival

Sunday, May 15th, 2022

The inaugural American Writers Festival on May 15, 2022 in Chicago coincides with the American Writers Museum’s fifth anniversary. The free public event will be held at Four Stages inside the Chicago Cultural Center and One Stage at the American Writers Museum, and feature more than 75 beloved contemporary authors, artists and playwrights. Participating writers will address their perspectives on many of today’s most timely and controversial topics including immigration, book censorship, racism and equality through themes within their literature.

As a special bonus, the AWM will waive museum admission fees on Sunday, May 15 and Monday, May 16 – AWM’s fifth anniversary – to encourage more people to experience the literary works of the greatest American writers.

Thu - Mon 10am - 5pm

Free admission

Chicago Cultural Center & American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Avenue, 2nd Floor

Chicago, IL 

41.885524064241, -87.624717

American Writers Festival