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The Chicago Poetry Center presents BLUE HOUR, a free, public monthly in-person reading series and generative writing workshop hosted and facilitated by Marty McConnell. *** HEALTH & SAFETY NOTE: We are requesting that attendees […]

The Chicago Poetry Center presents BLUE HOUR, a free, public monthly in-person reading series and generative writing workshop hosted and facilitated by Marty McConnell. *** HEALTH & SAFETY NOTE: We are requesting that attendees […]

We’re on a Mission 🚀 Help Support Poetry Programs for over 2,500 students! As we head towards the end of the calendar year, and launch our annual campaign, the Chicago Poetry Center team is […]

The Chicago Poetry Center presents BLUE HOUR, a free, public monthly in-person reading series and generative writing workshop hosted and facilitated by Marty McConnell. *** HEALTH & SAFETY NOTE: We are requesting that attendees […]

The Chicago Poetry Center presents a Poetry Publishing Workshop with Stevie Edwards. *** HEALTH & SAFETY NOTE: We are requesting that attendees mask for this event. Thank you for your cooperation! *** Interested in […]

The Chicago Poetry Center presents BLUE HOUR, a free, public monthly in-person reading series and generative writing workshop hosted and facilitated by Marty McConnell. *** HEALTH & SAFETY NOTE: We are requesting that attendees […]

On July 15, The Chicago Poetry Center had the wonderful opportunity to host our Summer Poetry Gathering! We all gathered in Haymarket House, which provides us with such a fitting place for our community […]

Poetry @ The Green at 320 continues through the fall this September! The Chicago Poetry Center and The Green at 320 S. Canal are proud to reintroduce this free, weekly reading and open mic […]

The Chicago Poetry Center presents BLUE HOUR, a free, public monthly in-person reading series and generative writing workshop hosted and facilitated by Marty McConnell. *** HEALTH & SAFETY NOTE: We are requesting that attendees […]

Downloadable PDF – Poet in Residence Posting ** UPDATE: We’re no longer accepting applications. Thank you to all who have applied! We will follow up with all candidates.**   ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION   Mission […]

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