Events

Upcoming Foundation Events in Chicago

Pop-Up Poetry: Hannah Brooks-Motl
Reading

Wednesday, March 16, 12:00PM

Pop-Up Poetry: Hannah Brooks-Motl

Join us for a series of 30-minute lunchtime poetry readings marking the reopening of the new Contemporary Collection at the Art Institute of Chicago.

Hannah Brooks-Motl is the author of the chapbook The...

Poetry off the Shelf: Amber Tamblyn with Hannah Gamble
Conversation

Thursday, March 17, 7:00PM

Poetry off the Shelf: Amber Tamblyn with Hannah Gamble

A lifelong performer from a Hollywood family, actress Amber Tamblyn is also an established poet who has studied with Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Jack Hirschman, and others. An initially casual interest in the...

Wednesday Poemtime
Reading

Wednesday, March 23, 10:00AM

Wednesday Poemtime

The Poetry Foundation Library welcomes children ages two to five to a storytime event that introduces poetry through fun, interactive readings and crafts.

Poetry off the Shelf: Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin, Conor O’Callaghan & Caitríona O’Reilly
Reading

Tuesday, March 29, 7:00PM

Poetry off the Shelf: Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin, Conor O’Callaghan & Caitríona O’Reilly

Wake Forest University Press, in association with the Poetry Foundation, is pleased to feature three contemporary Irish poets. Born in Cork, poet, translator, and editor Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin has published...

Wednesday Poemtime
Reading

Wednesday, March 30, 10:00AM

Wednesday Poemtime

The Poetry Foundation Library welcomes children ages two to five to a storytime event that introduces poetry through fun, interactive readings and crafts.

Wednesday Poemtime
Reading

Wednesday, April 6, 10:00AM

Wednesday Poemtime

The Poetry Foundation Library welcomes children ages two to five to a storytime event that introduces poetry through fun, interactive readings and crafts.

Poetry and Home: Jacqueline Woodson
Young People’s Poetry Day

Saturday, April 9, 10:00AM–3:00PM

Poetry and Home: Jacqueline Woodson

Celebrate National Poetry Month with a delightful open house for children and teens at the Poetry Foundation Library. This special weekend event will feature readings by Young People’s Poet Laureate...

Poetry off the Shelf: Jacqueline Woodson Reading for Adults
Reading

Saturday, April 9, 7:00PM

Poetry off the Shelf: Jacqueline Woodson Reading for Adults

Jacqueline Woodson has written more than 30 books, and her memoir in verse, Brown Girl Dreaming (2014), has resonated with readers and critics alike, winning both a National Book Award and the Newbery...

Poetry off the Shelf: Alicia Ostriker
Reading

Tuesday, April 12, 7:00PM

Poetry off the Shelf: Alicia Ostriker

Alicia Ostriker has published 14 volumes of poetry, including The Old Woman, the Tulip, and the Dog (2014); The Book of Life: Selected Jewish Poems 1979–2011; and The Imaginary Lover (1986), winner of the...

Wednesday Poemtime
Reading

Wednesday, April 13, 10:00AM

Wednesday Poemtime

The Poetry Foundation Library welcomes children ages two to five to a storytime event that introduces poetry through fun, interactive readings and crafts.

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