Press Releases

February 6, 2014

The Poetry Foundation Welcomes Submissions to the 2014 Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowships

Five Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowships in the amount of $25,800 each will be awarded to young poets through a national competition sponsored by the Poetry Foundation, publisher of Poetry magazine.

January 29, 2014

Poetry Foundation and Chicago Humanities Festival Present James Franco and Frank Bidart in Conversation with Poetry Foundation President Robert Polito

Poetry Foundation president Robert Polito will moderate a discussion on film and poetry, focusing on James Franco’s short film Herbert White, which is based on Frank Bidart’s poem of the same name.

January 9, 2014

Poetry Foundation Announces Winter/Spring Events Season

The season includes performances exploring poet-playwright Samuel Beckett and poet-composer Paul Laurence Dunbar; an exhibition featuring Jane Freilicher; and readings and events presenting the work of more than 40 poets, including Dorothea Lasky and Sonia Sanchez.

January 8, 2014

Painter Jane Freilicher’s First Solo Exhibition in Chicago

The Poetry Foundation presents the exhibition Jane Freilicher: Painter Among Poets and features a portfolio of the artist’s work in the January 2014 issue of Poetry magazine.

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