Past Event

Rage is Back: A Conversation about Writing on the Page and Writing on the Walls with Adam Mansbach

Adam Mansbach is one of the premier hip hop novelists of our generation. His fiction and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times Book Review, Esquire, The Times of London, The Believer, N+1, The Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, and on National Public Radio’s All Things Considered. Adam’s new book, Rage is Back, is his 4th novel, a grafitti revenge thriller. Join Young Chicago Authors and the Louder Than A Bomb youth poetry festival for a conversation with Adam and local Chicago graffiti artists about writing on the page and writing on the walls.

Louder Than A Bomb Founder, Kevin Coval, reviews the book here.

Co-sponsored by Young Chicago Authors and The Public Square.

This program was made possible in part by the generous support of the Joyce Foundation, improving the quality of life in the Great Lakes Region and across the country.



Free and open to the public. For more information please call 312.422.5580.

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