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Soulful Chicago Book Fair Showcases Black Authors

By: Katherine Newman

The Soulful Chicago Book Fair is returning for a third year on July 15 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on 61st St. between S. Cottage Grove Ave. and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. in Woodlawn. The event showcases African American authors and provides live entertainment and great food options.

“Being an author, it was important for me to have a place where black writers got a decent stage because you have many of us out here now who are self-published and there is a difference in the industry where, if you are a self-published author, you may or may not get carried by a store, an agent, or a publishing company,” said Asadah Kirkland, author and founder of the Soulful Chicago Book Fair.

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