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The Poetry Foundation

(312) 787-7070
Type: Literary Archive

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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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
University of Chicago Logan Center, Seminar Terrace 801
October 30, 2014 - 4:30pm
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October 30, 2014 - 7:00pm
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StoryStudio Chicago
November 7, 2014 - 6:30pm
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November 16, 2014 - 5:30pm
Open Books
December 6, 2014 - 5:30pm
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