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Poetry Presents: Poetry’s Centennial Celebration and The Open Door Release Party
Featured Poets:Christian Wiman, Don Share
October 4, 2012, 7 p.m.
Poetry Foundation, 61 West Superior Street, Chicago, IL
Free; RSVP at (312) 787-7070 or
To celebrate Poetry’s 100th birthday, editors Christian Wiman and Don Share have assembled a unique anthology, The Open Door: One Hundred Poems, One Hundred Years of Poetry Magazine. Contributors to the magazine’s “View from Here” section, including Pulitzer Prize–winning Chicago Tribune columnist Mary Schmich, Museum of Contemporary Art curator Naomi Beckwith, and St. Paul’s United Church of Christ senior minister Matt Fitzgerald, among other special guests, will read favorite poems from the anthology. Patricia Barber and Larry Kohut will perform. A celebration follows.
Sponsored by Poetry Foundation, POETRY magazine, University of Chicago Press
Info: 312-799-8065

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