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February Cover Artist: CHema Skandal! February 1, 2017: Poetry magazine’s February cover is by legendary artist CHema Skandal! While I have known his work from around the way, I never knew it by name. Then during a recent visit to the Sulzer [...] by

January Cover Artist: Armando Veve January 3, 2017: Poetry magazine’s first cover of 2017 is by Armando Veve, who charmingly introduced himself to us over the summer with the email subject: “Hi! Armando Veve, Illustrator.” I was [...] by

December Cover Artist: Janie Stamm December 1, 2016: Three wriggly snakes wound up on Poetry magazine’s December cover after a visit to my local street fair, Edgewater Arts Fest.  I was wowed by the many snake paintings, snake sculptures, and [...] by

November 2016 Cover Artist: Jessie Mott November 2, 2016:   Poetry magazine’s November 2016 cover features Pegasus by Jessie Mott, which was commissioned for Pegasus & Mermaids, a group exhibition of work by Poetry cover artists [...] by

The LaVerne Harrell Clark Photographic Collection: University of Arizona Poetry Center October 24, 2016: The University of Arizona Poetry Center is one of my favorite places in the world. Poetry Foundation Library Director Katherine Litwin and I have worked closely with their deft and generous staff [...] by

October 2016 Cover Artist: Marion Kadi October 21, 2016: The French painter and illustrator Marion Kadi first wrote to Poetry in May 2014, with the salutation “Hello from a distant shore…” Kadi included an array of work that she [...] by

September 2016 Cover Artist: Alexander Cohen September 6, 2016: This month Poetry magazine got a little help from our friends at ACRE (Artists’ Cooperative Residency and Exhibitions). Development Director Dana Bassett, formerly of Poetry Foundation, sent us [...] by

July/August 2016 Cover Artist: Chris Hefner July 1, 2016: This month’s cover art is from a charcoal drawing by filmmaker and visual artist Chris Hefner. Print subscribers will see that this cover GLOWS IN THE DARK! It’s a first for Poetry, and [...] by

June 2016 Cover Artist: Anna Maria Maiolino June 10, 2016: This month’s cover art came to us after visiting Hauser & Wirth’s remarkable show, Revolution in the Making: Abstract Sculpture by Women, 1947–2016, during the 2016 AWP Writers [...] by

Bernadette Mayer in Conversation with Jennifer Karmin & Stephanie Anderson Redux May 23, 2016: When: Thursday, April 21, 12:00PM Where: Poetry Foundation, 61 West Superior Street, Chicago Last month poet, writer, and visual artist Bernadette Mayer discussed her work and recollection of [...] by