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The Poetry Foundation

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(312) 787-7070
Type: Literary Archive
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The first space in Chicago dedicated solely to the art of poetry, the Poetry Foundation building houses a 30,000 volume poetry library (which includes audio and video recordings in private listening booths and a Special Collections section), an exhibition gallery, a performance space for the foundation's events, and the Poetry Foundation's offices. Programming includes author events, readings, discussions, poetry camps, and more.

Address: 61 West Superior Street
Chicago, IL 60654
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City Guide

by Zach Dodson

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Zach Dodson, cofounder of Featherproof Books, an independent publisher of fiction based in Chicago, takes us on a down and dirty tour of some of Chicago's most popular reading venues, with a few stopovers along the way.

Upcoming Events
Fiction
Reading/Talk
Barnes & Noble DePaul Center
October 23, 2014 - 6:00pm
Poetry
Reading
University of Chicago Logan Center, Seminar Terrace 801
October 30, 2014 - 4:30pm
Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Workshop
StoryStudio Chicago
November 7, 2014 - 6:30pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Reading
Dollop Coffee Company
November 16, 2014 - 5:30pm
Fiction
Reading/Panel
Open Books
December 6, 2014 - 5:30pm
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by Christie Taylor

July/August 2014

Mike Joyce, editor in chief of the online journal Literary Orphans, launches the Rookery, a permanent home for recently shuttered literary magazines whose content would otherwise be lost.  

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March/April 2014

Small Press Points highlights the innovation and can-do spirit of independent presses. This issue features Curbside Splendor, a recently expanded independent press located in Chicago.

by Staff

November/December 2013

Small Press Points highlights the innovation and can-do spirit of independent presses. This issue features Midwestern Gothic, a Chicago–based micro press dedicated to publishing new writing by Midwestern writers. 

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