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Posted by : cj on Tuesday, December 07, 2004 - 06:28 PM
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Chicago Poetry Photos On Sunday, June 6, ChicagoPoetry.com was featured as the grand finale in the Gwendolyn Brooks Poetry Tent during the 2004 Chicago Tribune Printers Row Book Fair.

The entire weekend was wonderful. The sun was shining and there wasn't a dark cloud to be found. About 85 people attended the Chicago Poetry Showcase.

ChicagoPoetry.com Press sold over 60 copies of its two new titles during the weekend. Most of them moved from Dave Gecic's Puddin'head Press table.

The following are only a few images from the fair. We apologize to the many, many poets who attended our event who we couldn't include in this gallery. We chose the clearest 14 photos to fit on this page. Please give this page the time to load.


Ron Offen of Free Lunch enjoys the VIP Party on Saturday evening.


Once J. J. Jameson opened the walls of the poetry tent, letting the sun and air in, the Chicago Poetry Showcase started rolling.


Charlie Rossiter, who read during the After Hours set, appears here with Tom Roby, who read for Chicago Poetry Showcase.


Bob (left) is a regular at the Tuesday night Cafe series in Lincoln Square. Larry Janowski (right) is the featured poet in the current issue of After Hours.


Lynn FitzGerald (left) was one of the featured poets for the After Hours set. She appears here with the Publisher of the New Venue Chicago Art Press, Nicole.


The Chicago Tribune Printers Row Book Fair was a great opportuntity to sell books and poetry CDs. David Hernandez couldn't even keep a copy for himself.


Those who didn't come to the poetry tent missed out on some wonderful events. Lisel Mueller appears here with ChicagoPoetry.com Press author Maggie Rubin.


Pammy Jaskot gets comfortable as the Chicago Poetry Showcase starts rockin'.


Gregorio Gomez seemed to be a little intoxicated by quality poetry.


Andrea Change and Cathleen Schandelmeier enjoy a group hug with C. J. Laity, the mastermind behind so many of these Chicago Poetry Explosions.


Ed Layer of the Arlington Poetry Project appears for a ChicagoPoetry.com event.


Frank Matagrano enjoys a thunderous round of applause as he reads his poetry in the Gwendolyn Brooks tent.


Gene Tanta returns for another great set of poetry.


Laura Van Prooyen appears for the first time for a ChicagoPoetry.com event. We hope she comes back for an encore performance.

THREE CHEERS FOR THE PRINTERS ROW BOOK FAIR!



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