Elgin Community College will welcome Sandi Wisenberg as the first featured guest of the spring 2019 Writers Center Reading Series on Thursday, Feb. 21. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. in the ECC Arts Center, Building H, Room H142, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin.
L. Wisenberg is the author of “The Sweetheart Is In,” “Holocaust Girls: History, Memory and Other Obsessions” and “The Adventures of Cancer Bitch.” She was co-director of Northwestern University’s MA/MFA Program in Creative Writing for ten years, has been published in numerous anthologies and literary magazines, and has read her work on WBEZ radio. Wisenberg has been awarded grants and fellowships from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown; Illinois Arts Council; and National Endowment for the Humanities. For many years, she was the nonfiction editor of Another Chicago Magazine and is currently the editor of the online-only publication. Wisenberg teaches at the University of Chicago Graham School and works as an editor and writing coach.
All Writers Center readings are free and open to the public. A pre-reading dinner with Wisenberg will be held at 5:30 p.m. Books will be available for sale and signing.
Author Mira T. Lee will be the next Writers Center Reading Series guest on Thursday, March 14 at 7:30 p.m. Poet Remica Bingham-Risher will visit on Thursday, April 25 at 7:30 p.m.
For dinner reservations or more information, please contact Rachael Stewart at firstname.lastname@example.org.