Kathleen Rooney Candidate for Reader’s Best Novelist! And Alison Ogunmokun Candidate for Best Poet!

Voting is open for the Chicago Reader’s annual Best of Chicago awards and DePaul’s own Kathleen Rooney has been nominated for the category of Best Novelist!

Kathleen has been making waves and garnering well deserved accolades with her new novel, Lillian Boxfish Takes a WalkAn urban love-letter and deftly crafted portrait of a powerful woman, Lillian Boxfish has been called, “prescient and quick….a perfect fusing of subject and writer, idea and ideal” by the Tribune.

Along with Kathleen, DePaul English Department alumni Alison Ogunmokun has been nominated for best poet. Congrats!

To vote for Kathleen and Allison – and support two great writers – follow the link here.

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