Chicago Literary Hall of Fame honors Rick Kogan with the Fuller Award for lifetime achievement. The ceremony and reception will take place on Wednesday, October 18, 2022, from 7-9 p.m at the Chopin Theater, 1543 W. Division Street, Chicago, IL 60642.
Rick will be the 13th author honored with the Chicago’s prestigious Fuller Award at a ceremony that will include a series of speakers, Jamie O’Reilly among them, and a conversation with Rick.
Food and a cash bar will follow the ceremony, with guests encouraged to enjoy the Chopin Theater’s beautiful and spacious reception area. The event is free and open to the public. Registration is required.
“I found Rick’s appreciation of my work and philosophy sincere, and benefited greatly from his generous imprimatur. Saying it changed my life is no exaggeration.”
Read Jamie’s Blog Thanking my lucky stars for Rick Kogan here.
ABOUT RICK KOGAN
Rick Kogan started working as a reporter at the Chicago Sun-Times at the age of 16 and for the past half century has continued to turn out bylines in our city’s most important daily papers. Among his dozen nonfiction books, Rick’s true crime story, Everybody Pays: Two Men, One Murder and the Price of Truth, co-authored with Maurice Possley, stands out as a classic.
He has served as an on-line reporter, commentator and host for a variety of television and radio outlets, including his current Sunday WGN-720 AM show, After Hours. In addition, Rick is a constant presence in Chicago’s cultural community, serving as impresario and interviewer for major events at the Printers Row Lit Festival, Chicago Humanities Festival, the old Story Week Festival, and many others.