Chicago Poet Laureate Celebration

Join us for the kickoff to our Fall 2023 season with a celebration of Chicago’s Poet Laureate, avery r. young, at Harold Washington Library.

Chicago Poet Laureate avery r. young will perform alongside other poet laureates E’mon Lauren Black (Chicago Youth Poet Laureate), Nandi Comer (Michigan), Angela Jackson (Illinois), Amanda Johnston (Texas), and Airea D. Matthews (Philadelphia).

This free event will be offered in-person and via livestream.

Chicago Poet Laureate Celebration

  • Mon-Fri Closed
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed

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