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PCC’s Elizabeth Metzger Sampson named in Newcity’s Lit 50 2017

Our Executive Director, Elizabeth Metzger Sampson, was included in this year’s Lit 50: Who Really Books In Chicago. We love the write up on Beth, our programs, and the shout […]

Hands on Stanzas: All Schools Reading live at the Poetry Foundation!

It’s a bird! It’s a poem! It’s the annual ALL SCHOOLS READING!!!! Wednesday, May 31st Poetry Foundation 61 W Superior St 7-8 PM Join us in celebrating our students at […]

Creator’s Kit to Devising: A Dance & Poetry Workshop

This poetry month, we are celebrating with a workshop and reading! Join the Poetry Center of Chicago as we pair up with Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble for a poetry and dance […]

RHINO X Six Points Reading

Join the Poetry Center of Chicago at City Lit for the February installment of the Six Points Reading Series! This month, we will be celebrating RHINO’s 40th anniversary. Help up […]

There were 2,000 dragons and they loved me! Dreams @ ALS

This week in 4th grade poems: Dream Worlds! The students and I discussed the playfulness of dreams, and how we could use the comparisons, sounds and other skills we had […]

Hadara Bar-Nadav & Jennifer Moore to read Oct. 21

Join the Poetry Center of Chicago on October 21 for the next installment of the Six Points Reading Series. Admission is free at the Garland Room on the first floor […]

R.A. Villanueva & Rachel Eliza Griffiths to Read May 7

Join the Poetry Center of Chicago for this month’s installment of the Six Points Reading Series. Admission is free at the Garland Room on the first floor of the Chicago Cultural […]

March 20 & 21: Hands on Stanzas Partners with Chicago Symphony Orchestra

The Hands on Stanzas program is proud to partner with the Negaunee Music Institute at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra to present two special performances of Carnival of the Animals. On […]

Illinois Humanities Council awards PCC General Support Grant!

The Poetry Center of Chicago has been awarded a General Support Grant from the Illinois Humanities Council. U.S. Senator Richard Durbin congratulated the Poetry Center on the award: Your tireless commitment […]

FSU Grants Fellowship Award for Summer Internship at PCC

Paige Blair, a second-year candidate in the Master of Fine Arts in poetry program at Florida State University, has been granted the prestigious Moellership award for her proposal to join the Poetry […]