Semicolon Bookstore Owner On Growing Chicago’s Literary Scene Amid COVID-19

DL Mullen of Semicolon Bookstore and Gallery is this year’s recipient of the Adam Morgan Literary Citizen Award.

Semicolon Bookstore Owner On Growing Chicago’s Literary Scene Amid COVID-19
DL Mullen, owner of Semicolon Bookstore and Gallery at 515 N. Halsted St. Courtesy of DS Shin / Chicago Magazine
Semicolon Bookstore Owner On Growing Chicago’s Literary Scene Amid COVID-19
DL Mullen, owner of Semicolon Bookstore and Gallery at 515 N. Halsted St. Courtesy of DS Shin / Chicago Magazine

Semicolon Bookstore Owner On Growing Chicago’s Literary Scene Amid COVID-19

DL Mullen of Semicolon Bookstore and Gallery is this year’s recipient of the Adam Morgan Literary Citizen Award.

When DL Mullen opened her bookstore in West Town last summer, she envisioned a space for community, connection and collaboration. The Chicago Review of Books took notice, awarding her with the 2020 Adam Morgan Literary Citizen Award.

Reset checks in with the owner of Semicolon Bookstore and Gallery to learn more about the award and how she’s growing her business during the pandemic.

GUEST: DL Mullen, owner of Semicolon Bookstore and Gallery