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Posted by : cj on Monday, August 28, 2006 - 03:14 PM
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Chicago Poetry Photos .

On the last weekend of August, ChicagoPoetry.com held a humongous poetry festival featuring more than 50 poets from Chicago and the suburbs, hosted by C. J. Laity.

Click here for a slide show of the Day One poets reading during the 2006 Chicago Poetry Fest, held on Saturday, August 26 at the Hyatt Regency in conjunction with the Society of Professional Journalism conference.

Here are some photos from Day Two of the 2006 Chicago Poetry Fest, held on Sunday, August 27 and co-sponsored by the Lincoln Square Chamber of Commerce and Puddin'head Books. If you are using dial-up service please give this page a minute to load.


Community activist Lorraine Harrell.


University of Washington masters graduate Kimberly Lightfoot, aka Yazmenna.


Poetry Princess Dina Stengel.


Columbia College graduate Laraie Zimm.


Straight from Rockford, Christopher Sims, aka Universoulove.


Roosevelt University graduate Dashelle Frazier.


Chicago's own poetry godfather Vito Carli.


Author of "The House That Jack Built" Margie Mack.


The inventor of the "Poetry Wheel" Tom Roby.


One of the Seven Wonders of the Poetry World Marilyn Peretti.


The author of the book "Dancing with Poor Posture" Aaron James Ottinger.


The Romanian Ph.D. poet Stella Radulescu.


Poet and Educator Pam Osbey, aka Mocha Sister.


Western Illinois University graduate Peace Tree D.


University of Massachusetts-Amherst graduate Sondra Morin.


Straight from Waukegan, Jacqueline Harris.


Poet and musician Dave Donovan.


The author of "Ancestors in the Landscape" Maureen Tolman Flannery.


Underground Diaspora poet Danette T.M. Velez.


Co-chair of the Naperville Writers Group Ruan Wright.


Columbia College graduate Martina Menendez.


Lusty Revel Wenches bandmember and poet Lara Unnerstall.


American Open Mike poet Bob Lawrence.


Author of the book "Mysterious Coleslaw" Pamela Miller.


Author of the book "Ordinary" Carol Anderson.


Cafe and DvA featured poet Sandra Goldsmith.


Romantic misanthrop poet Laurel Graham


The author of four chapbooks and a Columbia College student Donna Pecore.


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Co-author of "Back Beat" and AvantRetro member Charlie Rossiter.


Straight from Madison, Wisconsin Rusty Russell.


Windy City Times published poet Joe Eldridge.


Veteran word-slinger Jacqui Wolk.


Puddin'head Press' Dave Gecic.

Thanks go out to The Society of Professional Journalism, the Lincoln Square Chamber of Commerce, Tom and Lem Roby Sound Systems, Puddin'head Press, Chicago Sun Times, Chicago Reader, Chicago Tribune, the 50 participating poets, Ahav Young, Jacqueline Harris.

The 2006 Chicago Poetry Fest is a copyrighted production. No video taken during the poetry readings may be sold or publicly displayed without explicit consent from the individual author. Above photos copyright Laity, all rights reserved.



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Note: On the last weekend of August, ChicagoPoetry.com held a humungous poetry festival featuring more than 50 poets from Chicago and the suburbs. Click here to check out a photo gallery and a slideshow of this humungous Celebration of the First Amendment.

 
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