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Maya Marshall in conversation with Nicole Homer

Poetry Foundation 61 W Superior St, Chicago

Haymarket Books is a radical, independent, nonprofit book publisher based in Chicago. Maya Marshall (she/her) is the author of All the Blood Involved in Love and cofounder of underbelly, the journal on the practical magic of poetic revision. She has taught at Northwestern University and Loyola University Chicago, and holds fellowships from MacDowell and Cave […]

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  • Hybrid Program

Open Door: Dreaming Ages

Poetry Foundation 61 W Superior St, Chicago

Join us for Dreaming Ages, an in-person installment of the Open Door series with Zachary Cahilll, Ama Codjoe, Calvin Forbes, Maud Lavin, Sungjae Lee, and Jenny Lin. The Open Door series highlights creative relationships in Chicago, including mentorship and collaboration. Dreaming Ages explores nonlinear as well as chronological time in aging. and plays against silences […]

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Celebrating the Poets of Forms & Features (Online)

The Poetry Foundation 61 West Superior Street, Chicago

Join us for a Zoom reading and celebration of the diverse voices, rich experiences, and powerful words of poets from around the country, and the world. Participants from the poetry workshop series, Forms & Features, will share work created in this online creative community. Poetry Foundation’s events are completely free of charge and open to […]

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Open Door: Sylvia Aguilar Zéleny, Kemi Alabi, Benji Hart & blake nemec

The Poetry Foundation 61 West Superior Street, Chicago

Join us for a live in-person reading with Sylvia Aguilar Zéleny, Kemi Alabi, Benji Hart, and blake nemec. The Open Door series highlights creative relationships in Chicago, including mentorship and collaboration. Born in Hermosillo, Sonora, México, Sylvia Aguilar-Zéleny is a bilingual author of fiction and nonfiction. Aguilar-Zéleny's books have been published in México, Spain, Colombia, […]

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Celebrating the Poets of Forms & Features (Online)

Chicago

Join us for a reading and celebration of the diverse voices, rich experiences, and powerful words of poets from around the country, and the world. Poets working in the online poetry workshop and discussion, Forms & Features, will share work created in this online creative community. Poetry Foundation’s events are completely free of charge and […]

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  • Free Event
  • Virtual Program