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Poetry Center of Chicago in New City’s Lit 50

Our Executive Director, Elizabeth Metzger Sampson, was included in this year’s Lit 50. Thanks to New City for acknowledging our amazing organization!

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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 […]

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Apply Now: Poetry Center seeks Social Media Intern

Now seeking: New Social Media Intern! Come join our team! Poetry Center office culture is one of fun and professionalism: everyone is serious about their work, but has fun doing […]

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Six Points Reading Series featuring: Amira Hanafi

Join the Poetry Center of Chicago at Read/Write Library for the April installment of the Six Points Reading Series! This month we are pleased to welcome Amira Hanafi on April […]

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Six Points Reading Series: Maria Barnas & Patricia Rose

Join the Poetry Center of Chicago at the Museum of Contemporary Photography for another March installment of the Six Points Reading Series! Thursday, March 30th 6:00PM – 8:00PM Museum of […]

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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 […]

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Reading the Black Library: Celebrating Brooks with Poetry Center

** ATTENTION ATTENDEES for Reading the Black Library: Celebrating Brooks with Poetry Center ! The Bank had a power surge this morning so we will be re-locating to the BING […]

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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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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 […]

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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.