Upcoming Foundation Events in Chicago
Wednesday, June 17, 7:00PM
Chicago’s innovative and critically acclaimed ensemble Fulcrum Point New Music Project pairs music by Stefan Wolpe, Chicago’s George Flynn, and New York composer Jerome Kitzke with poetry by Allen Ginsberg...
Thursday, June 18, 7:00PM
Please join us as we celebrate the first books from two talented young poets. Danielle Chapman is the author of Delinquent Palaces, out this spring from Northwestern University Press. Her poems and reviews...
Friday, June 19, 12:30PM–1:30PM
All experience levels are welcome to a monthly book group moderated by library staff. In June, we will discuss Songs and Stories of the Ghouls by Alice Notley, recipient of the 2015 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize....
Wednesday, June 24, 7:00PM
On the heels of Piven Theatre Workshop's Midwest premiere of Melancholy Play, join us for a conversation with Tony-nominated playwright Sarah Ruhl and composer Todd Almond about their collaboration and...
Saturday, June 27, 12:00PM–2:00PM
All experience levels are welcome to a discussion and creative workshop moderated by library staff. In June, Forms and Features trains its focus on the diction of poetry, exploring how word choice and...
Monday, June 29, 9:00AM–5:00PM
Tuesday, June 30, 9:00AM–5:00PM
Wednesday, July 1, 9:00AM–5:00PM
Thursday, July 2, 9:00AM–5:00PM
Friday, July 3, 9:00AM–12:00PM
Poetry Foundation is accepting applications for its first Summer Poetry Teachers Institute in Chicago. Participants of this five-day institute will study and discuss poetry with renowned poetry practitioners, Poetry Foundation staff, and expert teachers to develop lesson plans to bring back to their classrooms.