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Rest in Peace, Penelope Niven September 8, 2014: Carl Sandburg’s biographer, Penelope Niven, has passed away. In addition to Carl Sandburg: A Biography, Niven wrote biographies of Thornton Wilder and Edward Steichen. She began working on [...] by

Two Chicagos May 8, 2014: Carl Sandburg’s poem “Chicago” turned 100 the other day. That is, March 2014 marked the 100th anniversary of its original publication in Poetry, along with eight other “Chicago Poems.” Two [...] by

Flavorwire for Your Monday: ‘20 Poets on the Meaning of Poetry’ September 9, 2013: Hopefully your Monday morning co-workers aren’t giving you grief for all those readings that you said you attended this weekend, but if they are: rest assured that the folks at Flavorwire have [...] by

Carl Sandburg Poem Found January 23, 2013: In other lost-and-found-literary-treasures-news, a previously unknown poem by Carl Sandburg has been uncovered in the archives of the University of Illinois. From the HuffPo: The university says the [...] by

Carl Sandburg’s typographic “Chicago” March 18, 2011: Chicagoist talks to graphic artist Bud Rodecker about his typographic series Ode to Carl. The project grew out of his self-imposed mission to make one new piece of artwork daily. Though titled [...] by

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