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Lake Forest Literary Festival

Events sponsored by the Department of English, the Print and Digital Publishing Program, the Center for Chicago Programs, and the Department of Theater.


Previous Festivals

  • The 2015 annual lit fest, themed “DIG IT!,” ran from March 23 through March 26 and included a visit from DIG actress and playwright Regina Taylor.
  • This Literary Festival’s theme was Translation. Featured guests included: Anne-Laure Tissut, a scholar and translator of American literature who teaches at the Université de Rouen; Eleni Sikelianos, the American poet and memoirist and winner of a New York Council for the Arts Translation Award; and Matthew Nye, the winner of the 2013-2014 Madeleine P. Plonsker Emerging Writers Residency Award and Book Prize for his novel-in-progress, Pike and Bloom
  • Check out the biographies and details of the 2013 festival.