The inaugural ceremony for The Chicago Literary Hall of Fame took place on Saturday, November 20, 2010, at Northeastern Illinois University. Six writers, Nelson Algren, Saul Bellow, Gwendolyn Brooks, Lorraine Hansberry, Studs Terkel, and Richard Wright were inducted. Relatives and friends of the honorees accepted the awards. The hall will be housed in the historic Cliff Dwellers Club until it finds a permanent home.
Mary B, Reader’s Services