Yet Do I Marvel: Black Iconic Poets of the Twentieth Century
Thursday, June 6th, 7:00 PM
61 West Superior Street
This event is free on a first come, first served basis. Doors open 30 minutes before a program. Programs typically last one hour.
In a Chicago segment of the Poetry Society of America's 2013 national series, distinguished poets and writers Quraysh Ali Lansana, Rosellen Brown, Kwame Dawes, Haki Madhubuti, Dipika Mukherjee, and Ed Roberson offer illuminating presentations on major twentieth century figures. Join the Poetry Foundation and the Poetry Society of America for a reading and discussion of the work and influence of Lucille Clifton, June Jordan, Gwendolyn Brooks, Kamau Brathwaite, and others.
Co-sponsored by the Poetry Society of America
A group exhibition featuring work by Poetry magazine cover artists depicting the mythical creatures Pegasus and mermaids from poetry immemorial. Artists include Lise Haller Baggesen, Ana Benaroya, Lilli Carré, Alexander Cohen, Stephen Eichhorn, Carson Ellis, Clay Hickson, Tony Fitzpatrick, Krista Franklin, Julia Goodman, Jenny Kendler, Kate McQuillen, Jessie Mott, Julie Murphy, Diana Sudyka, and Shoshanna Weinberger.