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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.

61 West Superior Street
Chicago, IL 60654
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by Zach Dodson


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
City Lit Books
July 29, 2016 - 6:30pm
Creative Nonfiction
The Book Cellar
July 29, 2016 - 7:00pm
Creative Nonfiction
Women & Children First
July 29, 2016 - 7:30pm
Goose Island Clybourn
July 30, 2016 - 1:00pm
4802 N Broadway St
July 30, 2016 - 3:00pm

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