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Writing Chicago

Aleksandar Hemon & Stuart Dybek

Aleksandar Hemon and Stuart Dybek on the energy and inspiration of Chicago, its exhilirating ‘incompleteness’, and the ‘unique perspectives of seeing the city’.

Aleksandar Hemon

Aleksander Hemon is a Bosnian writer, critic and essayist. His books include Nowhere ManThe Lazarus Project and The Making of Zombie Wars.

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Stuart Dybek

Stuart Dybek is Distinguished Writer in Residence at Northwestern University. He was born and raised on Chicago’s South Side and has published two collections of poetry and three short-story collections, including I Sailed with the Magellen and The Coast of Chicago (Picador).

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