Upcoming Foundation Events in Chicago
Thursday, September 18, 7:00PM
Graywolf Press and the Poetry Foundation welcome you to join a celebration of
Graywolf’s 40th Anniversary with an evening of poetry featuring readings from Graywolf poets Katie Ford (Blood Lyrics), Matthea...
Friday, September 19, 12:30PM
All experience levels are welcome to a monthly book group moderated by library staff. In September, the book club discusses Matthea Harvey’s If the Tabloids Are True What Are You? Space is limited to 15...
Saturday, September 20, 10:00AM–2:00PM
The Poetry Foundation Library is open to the public on select Saturdays. Young children and their parents/guardians are also invited to join us for Saturday Poemtime at 10:30 AM.
Saturday, September 20, 10:30AM
The Poetry Foundation Library welcomes children ages two to five to a storytime event that introduces poetry through fun, interactive readings and crafts.
Thursday, September 25, 7:00PM
Hailed by many as the greatest Italian poet after Dante, Giacomo Leopardi was born in 1798 and wrote prolifically before his death from cholera in 1837. Join the translator of his Canti, and the editors of...
Tuesday, October 7, 7:00PM
Two of the greatest living practitioners of their respective art forms explore the power of words and music through conversation and readings. Superstar soprano Renée Fleming and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet...