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By Anthony Reed

Perception shapes fear and desire in Gregory Pardlo’s Spectral Evidence.

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By Esther Belin September 4, 2023

The process of knowing how to instrument this information and motivation was the logic behind grafting myself into the Poetry Foundation.

  • March 18, 2024

    Bring more poetry to your classroom! The Poetry Foundation is holding its ninth annual Summer Poetry Teachers Institute in Chicago at DePaul University, July 22-26, 2024. This free, four-and-a-half-day event will include...

  • March 4, 2024

    The Chicago Poetry Center (CPC) was founded in response to literary censorship trials in Chicago in the 1950s. The trials led local writers and editors to organize and begin building...

  • February 19, 2024

    Puha Hubiya (PHO) addresses the under-representation and isolation of Indigenous authors in the literary landscape. PHO increases access to creative arts programs in rural Indigenous areas; mentors fledgling writers, artists, and...

  • By Rick Kogan February 5, 2024

    Being asked to serve as February’s Poem of the Day guest editor was an honor. It also proved to be an intense personal journey. I was reminded of poets and...

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