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Reading: Our Miss Brooks 100

  • The Art Institute of Chicago 111 South Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL, 60603 United States (map)

"Rubloff Auditorium
Free to Illinois residents or with museum admission
Ticket required*

Presented as part of a centennial initiative honoring the legacy of Gwendolyn Brooks, the first African American poet to receive the Pulitzer Prize, this program brings together five African American Pulitzer Prize–winning poets—Rita Dove, Yusef Komunyakaa, Natasha Trethewey, Tracy K. Smith, and Gregory Pardlo—for an evening of poetry and conversation.

Presented in collaboration with the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, the Poetry Foundation & Poetry Magazine, and The Chicago Community Trust.

*Museum admission is free for Illinois residents every Thursday, 5:00–8:00—including during this event.


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