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spacer.gif   January 8: First, no wait, Second Friday at St. Paul's Cathedral
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spacer.gif   Guild Complex Names Kimberly Dixon Its New Managing Director
Posted by : cj on Tuesday, December 15, 2009 - 12:13 AM
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Note: ChicagoPoetry welcomes Kimberly Dixon to the Guild Complex.

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spacer.gif   Chicago Poetry eX-Out: News and Events
Posted by : cj on Sunday, December 13, 2009 - 03:50 PM
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spacer.gif   Never Ending Chicago Poetry News
Posted by : cj on Wednesday, December 09, 2009 - 02:00 PM
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spacer.gif   Holiday smARTshow at Flat Iron Building
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spacer.gif   December 9: The Guild Complex Award Ceremony and 20 Year Anniversary
Posted by : cj on Tuesday, December 01, 2009 - 12:15 PM
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spacer.gif   Cram 7: Poetry Of Celebration Now Available
Posted by : cj on Saturday, November 28, 2009 - 03:26 PM
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spacer.gif   Donna Pecore Wins Cram 7 Editor's Choice Award
Posted by : cj on Thursday, November 26, 2009 - 01:37 PM
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Photo by Kelsey WrightChicago poet Donna Pecore has won the $100 Cram 7 Editor's Choice Award for her poem "HumBug". Donna holds a B.A. from Columbia College and was also the winner of the first Alma Stuckey Award. She is the author of several chapbooks, is one of the editors of Word Curves, and she has been a featured poet at Hull House, Beach Poets, Elbowing Off The Stage, The Printers Ball and at several other events.

Donna Pecore is among the 20 poets who have been selected to have work included in Cram 7: Poetry of Celebration, to be released at the Chicago Poetry Love-In on Friday, December 4, 7 PM, at Cafe Ballou, 939 N. Western Ave. Everyone can pick up a free copy of Cram 7 at the event. For a complete list of Cram 7 poets, click here.

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spacer.gif   December 2: Rec Room Presents "Death Of Print" at Black Rock
Posted by : cj on Tuesday, November 24, 2009 - 12:01 PM
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spacer.gif   Chicago Poetry Email Blast
Posted by : cj on Sunday, November 22, 2009 - 10:04 PM
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Note: Here's the scoop on Kansas City Writers at Latte on Lincoln, Chielo Zone Eze at Northeastern, Highland Park Poetry Thanksgiving, Ellen Wadey's Bon Voyage Parrty, and Brewed Awakening in Westmont

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spacer.gif   2009 National Book Award Winner For Poetry
Posted by : cj on Thursday, November 19, 2009 - 12:43 AM
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Note: The winner of the 2009 National Book Award for Poetry has been announced: CLICK HERE for the scoop from Chicago Poetry.

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spacer.gif   First Friday Poetry Returns on December 4
Posted by : cj on Sunday, November 15, 2009 - 01:23 PM
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Posted by : cj on Tuesday, November 10, 2009 - 05:37 PM
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Note: Issue #42 will be the last issue of Free Lunch.

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spacer.gif   November 18: Palabra Pura at Decima Musa: Rita María Martínez and Luis Tubens
Posted by : cj on Wednesday, October 28, 2009 - 12:10 AM
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Posted by : cj on Friday, October 23, 2009 - 12:34 PM
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Note: After learning that, what he deemed to be, "protest poetry" would be included in the conference, a neo-conservative, right wing pundit named Michael Goldfart spouted off at the blog The Weekly Standard, calling Kevin Coval's poetry reading an "anti-Israel poetry slam" . . .

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Posted by : cj on Thursday, October 22, 2009 - 11:56 AM
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Note: Click here for the news on 350 Poems, Shakespeare's Monkey, Jason Sturner, Brewed Poetry, Next Objectivists, and Funny Ha Ha

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Posted by : cj on Sunday, October 18, 2009 - 08:52 PM
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Note: I checked out the Orange Alert reading at the Whistler on October 18. Here's the scoop from ChicagoPoetry.com.

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Posted by : cj on Thursday, October 15, 2009 - 03:05 PM
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Note: In 2009, 193 publishers submitted 1,129 books for the 2009 National Book Awards. The judges for poetry were Mei-mei Berssenbrugge, A. Van Jordan, Cole Swensen, and Kevin Young. The Winners will be announced on Wednesday, November 18. The five finalists for the 2009 National Book Award for Poetry have been announced as follows . . .

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Posted by : cj on Friday, September 11, 2009 - 11:03 AM
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Note: The Guild Complex is seeking a Managing Director.

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spacer.gif   FIFTY-THREE POETS PULERVIZE PREVIOUS CRAM RECORD
Posted by : cj on Sunday, April 26, 2009 - 08:39 AM
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Note: Fifty-three poets appearing during a 150 minute show? Now that's what we call a Poetry Cram. Here is the story. NOW WITH AUDIO OF THE FIRST TWO HOURS OF THE CRAM!!!

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spacer.gif   NATIONAL POETRY MONTH EVENTS HOSTED BY CJ LAITY
Posted by : cj on Sunday, March 22, 2009 - 02:10 PM
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Note: April is National Poetry Month. ChicagoPoetry.com is proud to sponsor three great events in celebration.

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Posted by : cj on Saturday, March 07, 2009 - 01:02 PM
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Note: CJ Laity's first Friday poetry show, Chicago Poetry Love-In, continues at Loose Leaf Tea Loft with March Poetry Madness. Here is the scoop.

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Posted by : cj on Tuesday, February 10, 2009 - 11:02 PM
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Note: High Tea With The Poetry Princess, a new Tuesday night poetry open mic, is here.

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Posted by : cj on Sunday, September 21, 2008 - 07:12 PM
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Note: CJ Laity heads out to Pilsen to check out Lisa Alvarado's book release party at Decima Musa. Here is the story.

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Note: On Sunday, June 8, a freak storm slammed the Printers Row Book Fair, shutting it down for several hours and causing most of the poetry events to be cancelled. However, ChicagoPoetry.com's event went on. Here is the report.

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Posted by : cj on Sunday, March 23, 2008 - 09:25 PM
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Note: CJ Laity takes a trip out to Myopic Books to report on their Sunday night get together. Click Here for the full report.

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Posted by : cj on Thursday, March 20, 2008 - 09:08 AM
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