Chicago Writers Series Presents Natalie Moore
Author of The South Side: A Portrait of Chicago and American Segregation
Natalie Moore is the author of The South Side: A Portrait of Chicago and American Segregation which won the 2016 Chicago Review of Books award for nonfiction and was a Buzzfeed best nonfiction book of 2016.
Moore is WBEZ Chicago Public Radio’s South Side reporter. Her work has been broadcast on the BBC, Marketplace, and NPR’s Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition. She also writes a monthly column for the Chicago Sun-Times and has been published in Essence, Ebony, the Chicago Reporter, Bitch, In These Times, the Chicago Tribune, the New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Guardian. Among her many journalism awards, the Chicago Reader named her best journalist in 2017. Her reporting has tackled race, housing, economic development, food injustice and violence. She earned an M.S.J. in Newspaper Management from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and a B.A. in Journalism from Howard University. She has taught at Columbia College Chicago and Medill.
This series is generously funded by the Oakton Educational Foundation.