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Odes for You Tour Co-Sponsored by Poetry Center of Chicago

Friday, February 10 – 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM Women & Children First Bookstore 5233 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60640   Join us for The Odes For You tour, […]

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Writers Resist! City Wide Readings Sunday, January, 15

Poetry Center of Chicago is proud to be a co-sponsor of Writers Resist. Join us at Open Books and around the city on January 15! Full event details available here.

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Support Poetry with a Year End Gift <3

The Poetry Center of Chicago is proud to carry on its mission of supporting poets and poetry across Chicago. Each month the Six Points reading series offers “full spectrum” poetry […]

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Tyehimba Jess & Aricka Foreman to Read Dec.14

Join the Poetry Center of Chicago at City Lit for the December installment of the Six Points Reading Series! In 2016 we continue to move to a variety of rotating […]

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Welcome to Our New Six Points Curator, Natasha Mijares

Please help us give a big Poetry Center welcome to our new Six Points curator, Natasha Mijares! We are so excited for your energy and your ideas. We are delighted […]

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Farewell to Six Points Curator, Danielle Susi

Today we send out a a huge thank you to our fabulous Six Points curator, Danielle Susi. She has given us years of intelligent, exciting pairings of poets, showcasing voices […]

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Justin Boening & J. Jerome Cruz To Read Oct. 26

Join the Poetry Center of Chicago at Innertown Pub for the October installment of the Six Points Reading Series! In 2016 we continue to move to a variety of rotating […]

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“Poetry from the Inside” Special Event on Sept. 28

The Poetry Center of Chicago is proud to partner with Free Write Arts & Literacy and Chicago Books to Women in Prison to present a special reading and book drive […]

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Toby Altman & Maggie Queeney to read Sept. 14

Join the Poetry Center of Chicago at City Lit Books for the September installment of the Six Points Reading Series on September 14 at 6:30pm In 2016 we continue to move to a […]

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Help Us Fund Hands on Stanzas Scholarships!

Our 2nd annual crowdfunding campaign is live! Will you help us bring poets into Chicago classrooms? Hands On Stanzas scholarships are funded through a combination of grants and personal donations–and that’s […]