Emily Clark Victorson is the co-founder and publisher of Allium Press of Chicago. Allium was founded in 2009 as a small, independent press, and publishes literary fiction, historical fiction, mysteries, thrillers, and young adult fiction, all with a Chicago connection. Prior to starting Allium Press Emily worked as a librarian, historian, and book designer for such organizations as the Newberry Library, the Chicago History Museum, and History Works, Inc.
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Recently someone asked me what our tagline—”Rescuing Chicago from Capone…one book at a time”—meant to us. Here is my response: I chose that tagline for our company because of the persistent perception so many people have of Chicago — that our city’s identity is inextricably linked with Al Capone. Many…