May 13, 2014

CCLaP Podcast 112: Author Bill Hillman

CCLaP Podcast 112: Author Bill Hillman

It's Monday Tuesday, which means it's time for another episode of the CCLaP Podcast. Today, it's a one-hour talk with local writer Bill Hillman: former gang member and drug dealer, past Golden Gloves boxing champion, a runner with the bulls in Spain every year, and now the author of the high-profile coming-of-age novel The Old Neighborhood. Also featuring the music of The Soft and Cults.

Links to the things and people mentioned in today's episode:
Bill Hillman
The Old Neighborhood
Edgewater, Chicago
Columbia College Creative Writing program
Chicago Golden Gloves
Don DiGrazia / Irvine Welsh
The Soft / Bam Spacey

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Filed by Jason Pettus at 7:00 AM, May 13, 2014. Filed under: CCLaP Podcast | Chicago news | Literature | Profiles |