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Randy Richardson '95 MS JOURN

5/22/2012  8:00 am

Randy Richardson serves as president of the nonprofit Chicago Writers Association. His essays have been published in the anthologies Chicken Soup for the Father and Son SoulHumor for a Boomer’s HeartThe Big Book of Christmas Joy, and Cubbie Blues: 100 Years of Waiting Till Next Year, as well as in numerous print and online journals and magazines. The online publication Gapers Block named his debut novel, Lost in the Ivy, one of the notable Chicago books of 2005. In his latest novel, Cheeseland (Eckhartz Press), two suburban Chicago high school seniors skip graduation to go on a road trip to Wisconsin and crash head-on into an adventure that will forever alter their lives. For more information, visit or