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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
Creative Nonfiction
Reading
Women & Children First
December 22, 2014 - 7:00pm
Poetry
Performance
Green Mill Jazz Club
December 28, 2014 - 7:00pm
Poetry
Reading
Dollhouse Reading Series
January 10, 2015 - 7:00pm
Poetry
Performance
Weeds
January 12, 2015 (All day)
Fiction
Reading/Performance
Powell's Bookstore-University Village
January 16, 2015 - 6:00pm

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