1998-2008 Writer In Residence: William Hazelgrove
Prior to the reintroduction of our official Writer in Residence program, William Hazelgrove served as the writer in residence, using the unfinished attic space as his writing space from 1998 to 2008.
William Hazelgrove is the National Bestselling author of ten novels and six nonfiction titles. His books have received starred reviews in Publisher Weekly Kirkus,Booklist, Book of the Month Selections, ALA Editors Choice Awards Junior Library Guild Selections, Literary Guild Selections, History Book Club Selections and optioned for the movies. He was the Ernest Hemingway Writer in Residence where he wrote in the attic of Ernest Hemingway’s birthplace. He has written articles and reviews for USA Today, The Smithsonian Magazine, and other publications and has been featured on NPR All Things Considered. The New York Times, LA Times, Chicago Tribune, USA Today have all covered his books with features. He runs a cultural blog, The View From Hemingway’s Attic. Shots Fired in Terminal 2 A Witness Reflects on Americas Mass Shooting Epidemic will be out August 2018 and Wright Brothers Wrong Story will be out Dec 2018. He lives in the Chicagoland area.