All poetry

Gwen Brooks

October 12, 2017

Event to honor poetry, life of Gwendolyn Brooks

Poetry, discussions of the renowned Pulitzer Prize–winning poet’s legacy

man performing at a poetry slam

April 11, 2017

UIC hosts College Union Poetry Slam Invitational

Performances this week at UIC Forum, Student Center East

June 7, 2016

UIC at Lit Fest this weekend

Faculty members, alumna among featured participants

"The Journey," self-published book of poetry by UIC student Celina Vega

October 7, 2015

Poet, blogger Celina Vega on a journey of creativity

English major has published two books, now working on her third

UIC Pavilion sign at a UIC observance of 9/11, held Sept. 2, 2002

September 11, 2015

‘911’: a poem in observance of September 11, 2001

Poem presented in 2002 at UIC observance of 9/11 attacks

Christina Pugh

May 19, 2015

UIC poet named Guggenheim fellow

Pugh is among 175 scholars, artists and scientists chosen for prestigious honor

April 2, 2015

Poet Claudia Rankine speaks on ‘Black Lives Matter’

Reading, discussion to address police violence, trauma in African American communities

March 9, 2015

UIC poet wins prestigious Whiting Award

Roger Reeves recognized as one of nation’s emerging writers

Roger Reeves, assistant professor of English

February 24, 2015

‘Not only a brilliant poet, but also a powerful intellectual’

Researcher of the Year Roger Reeves: poems explore African American experience

Poets Roger Reeves and Ladan Osman speak with a student

September 30, 2014

‘Poetry is very much alive and well’ at festival

Four award-winning poets present their work

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