Stories by Kenan Heise

Kenan Heise is an award-winning author and journalist as well as an inductee into the Chicago Journalism Hall of Fame. A retired reporter, columnist, and staff writer for the Chicago Tribune, he served for 17 years as the editor of the “Action Line” column and for 15 years as the chief obituary writer. He is the author of 25 books, including He Writes About Us and They Speak for Themselves: Interviews with the Destitute of Chicago. He lives in Chicago. subscribe to Kenan Heise's feed

Posted on: Jan 17, 2013, Source: Marion Street Press

"I’ve been homeless and mostly living outside ... Nobody should have to sleep outside. I mean that."

Posted on: Jan 17, 2013, Source: Marion Street Press

An excerpt from "The Book of the Poor: Who They Are, What They Say, and How To End Their Poverty."