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About meI'm the owner of the Chicago Center for Literature and Photography (, as well as a former novelist and travel writer. Yes, CCLaP is accepting submissions! Drop me a line to learn more.

About my libraryI am actively seeking recommendations on contemporary novels and authors, especially ones who tour and are seeking extra publicity for their projects.

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Favorite authorsKirsten Bakis, Douglas Coupland, E. E. Cummings, Bret Easton Ellis, Michel Houellebecq, Jack Kerouac, Kristin McCloy, Henry Miller, Haruki Murakami, David Sedaris, Michelle Tea, David Foster Wallace, Chris Ware, D. B. Weiss, P. G. Wodehouse, Banana Yoshimoto (Shared favorites)


Favorite bookstoresChicago Comics, Myopic Books, Prairie Avenue Bookshop, Quimby's Bookstore, Shake, Rattle, & Read Book Box, The Book Cellar, Unabridged Bookstore

Favorite librariesChicago Public Library - Edgewater Branch, Chicago Public Library - Harold Washington Library Center, Chicago Public Library - Lincoln Belmont Branch, Chicago Public Library - Merlo Branch, Chicago Public Library - Sulzer Regional Library, Chicago Public Library - Uptown Branch, Newberry Library

Other favoritesChicago Cultural Center, Printers Row Lit Fest 2011


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