My name is Richard Reeder and I am a literary enthusiast and blogger living in a suburb of Chicago . I am the author of two books, Chicago Sketches (Amika Press, 2012) and 1001 Train Rides in Chicago (Eckhartz Press,2018). I teach literature classes at the Newberry Library and the Oakton Community College Emeritus program. I am the founder and coordinator of the Chicago Jewish Authors Literary Series and the moderator of the Cliff Dwellers Book Club. Organizations that wish to have me speak at an event may contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.