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It’s NATIONAL POETRY MONTH! We have some special events to help you celebrate.
On the 8th, Tom Sleigh, Dennis Nurkse, Rachel Hadas, Nicole Cooley, Peter Cooley, Alex Cigale, and Sophie Cabot Black will be here for the premier reading of Plume Anthology of Poetry 2013.
And at Downtown Literary Festival on the 13th, there are a couple poetry events: an Alice Notley book club happening all day at McNally Jackson, led by Rachel Zucker and Cassandra Gillig, and at 2PM at the Bowery Poetry Club, Timothy Donnelly, Lynne Melnick, Rachel Zucker, Marcella Durand, John Godfrey, Stacy Szymaszek, Kim Lyons, Filip Marinovic, Charif Shanahan, Erika Caufman, John Coletti, and Patricia Spears Jones will be reading Notley poems at "The City Drifting."
Then, The Saltonstall Arts Colony Poetry Reading on the 17th will feature Saltonstall alums Judith Baumel, Jaime Shearn Coan, Jay Deshpande, Robin Beth Schaer, and Ocean Vuong.
And finally, we’re having a poetry sale from the 14th to the 20th! Come in and buy all the poetry books, yeah?
826 National is a proud partner of National Poetry Month. Check out their calendar for events running throughout the month. Today is the 15th Annual Citywide Undergraduate Poetry Festival hosted by Columbia College. More info here.
Fellow Muggles and Harry Potter fans:
Check out this event run by The Harry Potter Alliance at Loyola’s campus on April 5th. There will be readings of the HP series as well as a wizard rock concert— and all to raise money and awareness for literacy needs in Chicago.
A Happy Belated Birth-Dave to our founder Dave Eggers from our (very serious, very author-ly) students!
We’re accepting applications for Summer interns—work with our students, plan special events, help with development, or work in Illustration and Creative Engagement!
Deadline: Friday, April 18