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Upcoming Foundation Events in Chicago

Wednesday Poemtime
Reading

Wednesday, May 28, 10:00AM

Wednesday Poemtime

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


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Literature for All of Us: Year-End Poetry Bash
Reading

Thursday, May 29, 1:00PM–3:00PM

Literature for All of Us: Year-End Poetry Bash

Join us in hosting the year-end Poetry Bash for Literature for All of Us, a nationally recognized, award-winning literacy organization that brings the rewards of reading and writing to young people in the...

Poetry off the Shelf: Sina Queyras
Reading

Wednesday, June 4, 7:00PM

Poetry off the Shelf: Sina Queyras

A reading by Sina Queyras kicks off the 24th annual International Virginia Woolf Conference. Queyras, whose work often reflects a deep engagement with Woolf, is the author of several collections, including...

Poetry off the Shelf: The Voice of Women in American Poetry
Reading

Thursday, June 19, 7:00PM

Poetry off the Shelf: The Voice of Women in American Poetry

This edition of the Poetry Society of America’s national series, featuring poets Stuart Dybek, Calvin Forbes, Susan Hahn, Joy Harjo, Parneshia Jones, David Trinidad and more, celebrates the great tradition...

Junior High Summer Poetry Camp (Grades 6-8)
Conversation

Tuesday, July 8, 1:30PM–3:30PM
Tuesday, July 15, 1:30PM–3:30PM
Tuesday, July 22, 1:30PM–3:30PM

Junior High Summer Poetry Camp (Grades 6-8)

The Junior High Summer Poetry Camp is free and open to poetry-loving youth of all experience levels in grades 6-8.  The camp will take place for two hours a week for three consecutive weeks. This is a...

Teen Summer Poetry Camp 1 (Grades 9 and 10)
Conversation

Thursday, July 10, 10:30AM–12:30PM
Thursday, July 17, 10:30AM–12:30PM
Thursday, July 24, 10:30AM–12:30PM

Teen Summer Poetry Camp 1 (Grades 9 and 10)

The Teen Summer Poetry Camp 1 is free and open to poetry-loving youth of all experience levels in grades 9 and 10.  The camp will take place for two hours a week for three consecutive weeks. This is a...

Teen Summer Poetry Camp 2 (Grades 11 and 12)
Conversation

Thursday, July 10, 1:30PM–3:30PM
Thursday, July 17, 1:30PM–3:30PM
Thursday, July 24, 1:30PM–3:30PM

Teen Summer Poetry Camp 2 (Grades 11 and 12)

The Teen Summer Poetry Camp 2 is free and open to poetry-loving youth of all experience levels in grades 11 and 12.  The camp will take place for two hours a week for three consecutive weeks. This is a...

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