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Illinois State Historical Society Honors Local Writer

The Illinois State Historical Society is honoring Joe Paradis at their annual award program on April 9. Joe Paradis is being honored for his book Looking for Cornbread: Coming of Age in Small Town America Circa 1950-60s.

Paradis has been featured on the Book Corner of The Burg newspaper.

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