Poetry off the Shelf: Poesía en Abril: Piedad Bonnett and Hugo Mujica
Friday, April 25th, 7:00 PM
61 West Superior Street
A performance and reading with featured poets Hugo Mujica and Piedad Bonnett celebrates two momentous occasions one hundred years in the past: the publication of Carl Sandburg’s “Chicago” in the March 1914 issue of Poetry, and the birth of Octavio Paz.
Co-sponsored with contratiempo, DePaul University, and Instituto Cervantes
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.