Skip to main content


Where Were You: Defining Our Place in History

Listen in to a readling that celebrates the release of the latest Journal of Ordinary Thought, published by the Neighborhood Writing Alliance.  NWA writers explore how their personal stories connect to historical moments.  Recorded as part of the Chicago Book Festival.

Participating writers include: Phyllis Roker, Mildred King, Elaine Roberts, Barbara Banks, Charlene Smith, James Rushing, Doris Arrington, Glenn Ford, Erin Moore, Virdajean Collins, Sharon Warner, JD Cooper, Ranis Thomas, Sandra Gildersleeve-Freeman, Primitivo Cruz, Norma Mateo, Allyne Taylor, Larry Jackson, Lamel Washington, Betsy Benefield, Nedra Mixon, Salim Muwakkil, and Sue Eleuterio.

Recorded Monday, October 06, 2008 at Chicago Public Library-Hall Branch Library.

Get the WBEZ App

Download the best live and on-demand public radio experience. Find out more.