Woody Creek Distillers: Their Farm to Your Liver

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Interview with Jeff Parker on The Rumpus

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Love and Bourbon for Everyone on Playboy.com

Love & Bourbon for Everyone

XO on the Rocks: There’s a New Whiskey in Town on Playboy.com

XO on the Rocks: There's a New Whisky in Town

Why a Trusted Tailor Is Your Best Accessory on Playboy.com

Why a Trusted Tailor Is Your Best Accessory

7 Tips to Survive Jury Duty on Playboy.com

7 Tips to Survive Jury Duty

February 7, 2014

Burke’s personal essay “Super Happyman” appears on Paper Tape Magazine

Photo by Len Shnyder

December 9, 2013

Tom Burke participates in Spark, a collaboration with artist Drew Anderson


Artist Drew Anderson responded to a chapter from Tom’s novel, Everett and the Cosmos.

Holiday Festival Invitation on Hobart Pulp

September 2013

Holiday Festival Invitations photo

Tom Burke Enrolled in Kellogg School of Management’s Certificate Program in Nonprofit Management

March 6, 2013

The Center for Nonprofit Management provides thought leadership to nonprofit organizations, enabling them to manage more efficiently and meet their missions more effectively. Uniting outstanding Kellogg School faculty and students with seasoned practitioners, the Center offers executive education, research and technical assistance to nonprofit organizations worldwide.

One of the first business schools to focus on public and nonprofit management, Kellogg has graduated legions of students committed to various leadership positions within the civic community. Our alumni and current executive and MBA students are unanimous in their belief that a Kellogg School education enhances their management skills, provides them with tremendous networking opportunities and enables them to serve their constituents with unparalleled excellence. We invite you to explore the many opportunities offered by the Center for Nonprofit Management to learn how our team can help yours make a stronger impact.

April 24, 2012

Tom Burke teaching a class this summer at the Newberry Library

Cape Town to Queens: New Literary Voices in Africa and the African Diaspora

Wednesday, June 6, 2012
6 – 7:30 pm
Wednesdays, June 6 – August 1 (class will not meet July 4)

Newberry Library, 60 West Walton Street  Chicago, IL 60610

Register online here.

We will survey fiction and nonfiction by a new generation of young writers in Africa and the African Diaspora. We will explore current concerns and trends in cutting edge literary projects in Cape Town, Nairobi, and Lagos and will explore what works have made it to the international market. In addition to gaining new perspectives on African urbanization through literary work, we will examine the Caine Prize for African writing, and discuss works by authors such as Binyavanga Wainaina, Yvonne Owuor, and Chris Abani.

March 6, 2012

Tom Burke now working with the Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities

In February, Tom Burke joined the team at the Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities at Northwestern University. The Kaplan Institute was established to organize and promote the kind of expansive, interdisciplinary discussion and debate that characterizes leading-edge humanities scholarship today. The Institute cultivates this work through an annual fellowship program for NU faculty, humanities courses for undergraduates, invited lectures, Institute-sponsored research workshops, and a quarterly Artist-in-Residence program.

January 29, 2012

Tom Burke Co-Moderates Panel at Off Site AWP Event

Trafficking Languages and Cultures Through Translation

Trafficking Languages and Cultures Through Translation

Mukoma wa Ngugi, Kadija Sesay, Kennedy Waliaula and Jeffery Renard Allen join St. Petersburg Review and 57th Street Books for a historic reading and discussion of African literature: Trafficking Languages and Cultures Through Translation. Moderators: Tom Burke and Elizabeth Hodges.

Thursday, March 1, 2012

7:00pm at International House at the University of Chicago 1414 E. 59th St. Chicago, IL 60637

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January 12, 2012

Tom Burke at A.W.P.

Chicago 2012

Tom will be available for meetings and consultations during the 2012 A.W.P Conference in Chicago, February 29 – March 3, 2012. If you would like to meet with him during the conference to discuss his available services and how they might work for you or your company, please don’t hesitate to contact him.


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