Press List

  • October 31st, 2006

    Chicago, IL—The Poetry Foundation, publisher of Poetry magazine, is pleased to announce a performance of Molière’s Tartuffe. Second City co-founder Bernard Sahlins assembles a cast of Chicago’s finest actors for a staged reading of Richard Wilbur’s celebrated verse translation of...

  • October 17th, 2006

    CHICAGO—The Poetry Foundation is pleased to announce the publication of Landis Everson’s prize-winning first book of poetry, Everything Preserved: Poems 1955-2005. The inaugural recipient of the Emily Dickinson First Book Award from the Poetry Foundation, the collection is being published...

  • October 3rd, 2006

    CHICAGO—The Poetry Foundation, publisher of Poetry magazine, is pleased to announce that Robert Hass, the award-winning poet, translator, environmentalist, and former poet laureate, will be the featured speaker at this year’s Poetry Day celebration.

    What: ...

  • September 27th, 2006

    CHICAGO — Jack Prelutsky is the inaugural winner of the Children’s Poet Laureate award from the Poetry Foundation. The announcement was made at the third annual Pegasus Awards ceremony last night on the stage of the Jay Pritzker Pavilion at...

  • September 18th, 2006

    CHICAGO—The Poetry Foundation will inaugurate the nation’s first Children’s Poet Laureate: Consultant in Children’s Poetry to the Poetry Foundation, as part of the third annual Pegasus Awards ceremony in Chicago on September 27, 2006.

    The Children’s Poet Laureate award will...

  • September 11th, 2006

    CHICAGO—The Poetry Foundation has announced that two student poets—Colin Cheney and David Krump—have won the 2006 Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowships. Among the largest awards offered to aspiring writers in the United States, each Lilly Fellowship carries an award of $15,000...

  • August 22nd, 2006

    CHICAGO—The Poetry Foundation is pleased to announce the line-up for its 2006 Fall Literary Series, beginning at 6:00 pm on September 7th, with a reading by poet and anthologist David Lehman at The Newberry Library.

    The 2006 series of public poetry...

  • August 7th, 2006

    CHICAGO — The Poetry Foundation, publisher of Poetry magazine, in partnership with Rush Hour Concerts at St. James Cathedral present a free performance of Bach’s Two-Part Inventions paired with poetry on Tuesday, August 15, at 5:15 p.m. at the St....

  • July 6th, 2006

    Chicago—The 2nd Annual Printers’ Ball is scheduled for Thursday, July 20th, at the Double Door in Chicago. Created by local print publications, book publishers, and literary organizations, the festival provides readers an opportunity to celebrate and explore Chicago’s vibrant print...

  • June 14th, 2006

    Washington, DC—Ohio high school student Jackson Hille humorously explored the trials of aging in a recitation of the poem "Forgetfulness," by Billy Collins, helping win Hille the title of Poetry Out Loud national champion. The Poetry Out Loud National...

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