About

Adam Morgan is the editor-in-chief of the Chicago Review of Books, a contributing writer at Chicago magazine, and a book critic for the Chicago Tribune and the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram (@adamm0rgan).

His writing has also appeared in The Paris Review, The Guardian, Poets & Writers, Literary Hub, Electric Literature, Strange Horizons, Bookpage, and elsewhere. For a list of selected works, click here.

He is the winner of the 2018 James Friend Memorial Award for Literary and Dramatic Criticism from the Society of Midland Authors, and he’s taught creative writing and English at Roosevelt University, the University of North Carolina, Charlotte, and Montreat College.

Read an interview with Adam at Literary Hub.

After growing up in the Carolinas, Adam moved to Chicago in 2008 for an MFA at Roosevelt University. Today, he lives in Lake View with his wife, daughter, and dog. He is currently working on his first novel.

Need a host or moderator for a literary event?
Email Adam at adammorganstephen (at) gmail (dot) com.

2018 Events

January 16
A Tribute to Denis Johnson
City Lit Books

March 17
Murder and Mayhem Chicago
“The Winding Path to Publishing”
Auditorium Building

March 22
“The Evolution of Chicago Comics”
Chicago Literacy Alliance / Literacenter

April 3
An Evening with Jesus Carrasco
Instituto Cervantes

May 8
Society of Midland Authors
62nd Annual Banquet
The Cliff Dwellers Club

May 23
Bookstore Erotica Launch & Reading
Volumes Bookcafe

June 9-10
Printers Row Lit Fest
All Weekend at the Chicago Review of Books booth
&
In Conversation with Baird Harper & Nick White
Sunday, June 10, 1-2pm

June 16
Bloomsday Event with Liesl Olson
The Dial Bookshop

July 19
WPLN Presents: The Cliff-Dwellers
The Dial Bookshop

August 10
Northwestern Summer Writers’ Conference
Panel: “The Working Writer” (11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.)

September 19-20
StoryStudio Writers’ Conference
Details TBD

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