Using long-form storytelling devices such as profiles, interviews, oral histories, essays, short stories and book excerpts, The Chicagoan will provide a Midwestern perspective sorely missing from today’s media.
We intend to get there by the following methods:
The Chicagoan biannual print publication will contain 26 timeless stories (on average, one story per week, each calendar year) that document the good, the bad and the ugly of the Midwest. It will not contain advertising, and it will be sold like a book.
The Chicagoan website will contain daily, literary and in-depth coverage of the people, places and events that define the city and region’s newscycle. All of this material will also be delivered to smart phones via our app.
Once a month, we also will deliver an original, tablet-only piece of narrative nonfiction to your iPad, Kindle or Nook.
Finally, The Chicagoan will host and curate…
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