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Adjacent: Oak Park’s Place in the Chicago Poetic Landscape

Thursday, April 27, 2023
6:30-8 p.m.

Oak Park Public Library
Main Branch
834 Lake Street
Oak Park, IL 60301

Registration recommended.

Wherever I'm At: An Anthology of Chicago Poetry features a large variety of artists from throughout the Chicago area. The poems move around, from Hyde Park to the West Side to the Gold Coast to Evanston, etc. Perhaps no neighborhood, or adjacent suburb, boasts better representation than Oak Park. The village boasts an enormously talented artistic community and heritage, some transplants, some natives. On Thursday, April 27, we'll celebrate Poetry Month at the Oak Park Public Library's main branch with a discussion about Oak Park and the poetic arts. Faisal Mohyuddin, Patricia McMillen, and Al DeGenova  will each read some poems before joining anthology editor Donald G. Evans in the discussion. Registration is now open.

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