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Wherever I’m At: An Anthology of Chicago Poetry, Chicago Literary Hall of Fame’s first major publication, is due out on Monday, June 13, 2022. The collection features outstanding work produced by more than 150 poets and artists, telling a story of Chicago not found in the guidebooks. Events celebrating the book will be announced soon: you can pre-order Wherever I'm At now.

Sunday, May 15, 2022 — Chicago in Verse: A Discussion of Poetry and Our City Carlos Cumpián will lead a discussion centered around CLHOF’s new anthology, Wherever I’m At: An Anthology of Chicago Poetry. Read more about the event on CPL's website.

Chicago Literary Hall of Fame Class of 2020 Poster featuring Harry Mark Petrakis, Era Bell Thompson, and Lisel Mueller

Thursday, May 19, 2022 — Chicago Literary Hall of Fame Class of 2020 includes 3 extraordinary Chicago literary figures: Harry Mark Petrakis, Era Bell Thompson, and Lisel Mueller

Featuring presentations and readings by Maria Karamitsos, Beverly Cook, Elizabeth Metzger Sampson, Marty McConnell and Raquel Flores-Clemons.

Program PDF. Event Registration info.

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