My name is Richard Reeder and I am a literary enthusiast and blogger living in Skokie, Illinois. I am the author of Chicago Sketches (Amika Press, 2012). I teach literature and social history courses at the Oakton Community College Emeritus program. I am the founder and coordinator of the Chicago Jewish Authors Literary Series, the moderator of the Cliff Dwellers Book Club and the past president of the Chicago Literary Hall of Fame. Organizations that wish to have me speak at an event may contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or call me at 847-542-4624.