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Pop-Up Poetry: Kenyatta Rogers

Wednesday, February 17th, 12:00 PM

Art Institute of Chicago 
111 South Michigan Avenue 
Meet in the Modern Wing’s Griffin Court

Join us for a series of 30-minute lunchtime poetry readings marking the reopening of the new Contemporary Collection at the Art Institute of Chicago.
Kenyatta Rogers is a Cave Canem fellow and was the 2012-2013 Visiting Poet in English at Columbia College Chicago, where he received his MFA in Creative Writing-Poetry. A 2014 Pushcart nominee, his work has been published in or is forthcoming from Jubilat, Vinyl, Court Green, and Cave Canem Anthology XIII, among others. 

Free for Art Institute of Chicago members or with museum admission. Visit poetryfoundation.org for additional listings. Cosponsored with the Art Institute of Chicago

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