Will You Support the Fund?

Our 3rd annual Hands On Stanzas Scholarship Campaign is live!   Please: donate and spread the word for our student poets across Chicago. And check out our fabulous new video […]

CALL FOR POETS & DANCERS: Join Body Passages in 2018!

Body Passages is a poetry and dance incubator that provides workshops and performances that center around the intersectionality between these media. Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble (CDE) and Poetry Center of Chicago […]

Six Points Reading Series: Jehanne Dubrow & Emily Yoon

Wednesday, November 8 6:30- 8:30 PM City Lit Books 2523 N Kedzie Blvd. Chicago, Illinois 60647 Join us for the November installment of the Six Points Reading Series! Jehanne Dubrow […]

Six Points Reading Series: Mark Tardi & Nina Corwin

Wednesday, October 4 6:30-8:00 PM 57th Street Books 1301 E 57th St Chicago, IL 60637 Join The Poetry Center of Chicago for our October installment of The Six Points Reading […]

Six Points Reading Series: Lauren Hunter & Melissa Castro

Thursday, September 14 6:30-10 PM Julius Meinl 3601 N Southport Ave Chicago, IL 60614 RSVP on Facebook The Poetry Center of Chicago will host a reading featuring Lauren Hunter and […]

Poetry in the Parks: Aaron Coleman & Vida Cross

The Poetry Center of Chicago will host a reading to close their Poetry in the Parks Reading Series in partnership with Read/Write Library and Chicago Water Taxi featuring Aaron Coleman […]

BODY PASSAGES: a poetry and dance performance

Body Passages is an evening of new collaborative works devised by local poets and dancers. This new performance series is curated by Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble (CDE) and Poetry Center of […]

Poetry in the Parks: Kathy Fagan & Keith S. Wilson

Join the Poetry Center of Chicago at Humboldt Park for our second installment of the Poetry in the Parks Reading Series! Our featured readers for the evening are Kathy Fagan […]

Why we love Summertime Chi: List Poems

In the final week of HOS at DuBois, I wanted class to be all about the students thinking about our 20-week journey together.  I passed back index cards that I had […]

Poetry in the Parks Reading: Ed Roberson and Daniel Woody

Join the Poetry Center of Chicago at Garfield Park Conservatory for the first installment of the Poetry in the Parks Reading Series Garfield Park Conservatory Palm House 300 N Central […]

Poetry in the Parks: a summer reading series!

This summer, our Six Points Reading Series will be animorphing into a firefly, a wading pool, a patch of milkweed. As our series is a roving one, we will be […]