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Poetry Out Loud: Chicago Regionals

James Kegley

Thursday, February 20th, 10:00 AM

Poetry Foundation
61 West Superior Street
Free Admission

Champions from Chicago high schools recite classic and contemporary poems for the chance to represent Illinois at the Poetry Out Loud National Finals in Washington, DC, in April 2014. Last year 375,000 students around the country competed for over $100,000 in scholarship awards and school stipends.


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