The Evanston Literary Festival will be returning for its fifth edition in May 2019! Confirmed speakers include Lesley Nneka Arimah, Layli Long Soldier, Esmé Weijun Wang, Lorene Cary, Parneshia Jones, Reginald Gibbons, Timuel Black, Ken Krimstein, Mike Puican, Thomas Burke, Zoe Zolbrod, Juan Martinez, David W. Berner, Wendy Pearlman, and many more! To inquire about sponsorship, to volunteer, or to suggest a partnership or program, email us at

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