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Our mission is to connect people with poetry, equitably engage poets with communities, and foster creativity and literacy in schools. CPC's programming includes events, workshops, CPS residency programs, and online resources.
The first space in Chicago dedicated solely to the art of poetry, the Poetry Foundation building realizes Harriet Monroe’s dream, set out in her very first editorial, that the magazine would help poets pursue their art, increase public interest in poetry, and raise the profile of poetry in our culture.
The Evanston Literary Festival...celebrates the literary culture of Evanston. In partnership with a variety of local cultural institutions and businesses, ELF brings a variety of free readings, workshops, and live lit events to Evanston.
In response to concerns about the COVID-19: The Moth is excited to announce that we are hosting Virtual StorySLAMS, GrandSLAMS, and Mainstages each month. Check your local cities for upcoming show dates and times!