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Upcoming Foundation Events in Chicago

Poetry Off the Shelf: James Lenfestey
Event

Thursday, December 11, 7:00PM

Poetry Off the Shelf: James Lenfestey

In 1974, James Lenfestey discovered and fell under the spell of the legendary T’ang poet Han-shan, or Cold Mountain, who spoke to his spirit in a way no other poet had. Some 30 years later, after successful...

The Open Door Readings: December
Event

Tuesday, December 16, 7:00PM

The Open Door Readings: December

The Open Door series presents work from Chicago’s new and emerging poets and highlights the area’s outstanding writing programs. Each hour-long event features readings by two Chicagoland college and...

Poetry Off the Shelf: The Write Club
Performance

Thursday, December 18, 7:00PM

Poetry Off the Shelf: The Write Club

Write Club is bare-knuckled literature and just the thing to shake up the holidays. Two opposing writers argue two opposing ideas, and each has seven minutes, no more, to throw their best punches. Hosted by...

Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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