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Best of: Toya Wolfe’s coming of age novel shares finding the joys of community in a Chicago neighborhood

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Toya Wolfe's Novel, 'Last Summer on State Street', available now

We interview Toya Wolfe, author of ‘Last Summer on State Street,’ as we learn how she shaped her first fictional story, set in the historic torn-down landmark, The Robert Taylor Homes. Lastly, we ask Wolfe about her journey when she first realized she wanted to become a writer. 


Toya Wolfe

Author, Last Summer on State Street

Versions of this conversation originally aired on June 13th, 2023 and August 16, 2023.