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National Poetry Month

The World's Largest Youth Poetry Festival Goes Virtual

Daniel Hautzinger

Chicago's Louder Than A Bomb is meant in part to "create bridges between communities that might not talk," and while it might lose some of communal energy from being forced online by the coronavirus, it can connect more students than ever. 

The Chicago Magazine That Has Helped Define Poetry for the Past Century

Daniel Hautzinger

Poetry magazine has published most major poets of the last century and given many of them early breaks, from T.S. Eliot to Gwendolyn Brooks, Ocean Vuong, and Danez Smith. "Chicago," excerpts from Claudia Rankine's Citizen, and "anyone lived in a pretty how town" were first published in its pages. 
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