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Chicago Poetry Cram at Chicago Public Library Poetry Fest

The Chicago Poetry Cram brought together dozens of voices from local presses and literary organizations. The goal was to cram as many poetry readings into a two-hour event as possible.

This showcase of poets includes authors from Young Chicago Authors, A Small Garlic Press, After Hours Press, Dancing Girl Press, Free Lunch, March Abrazo Press, Neighborhood Writing Alliance, Poetry Magazine, RHINO, Swan Isle Press, Third World PressUniv. of Chicago Press / Black Ocean Press, Virtual Artists Collective, and Ebony Energy Publishing.
A few of the individual authors include Allison Joseph, Gene McCormick, Irving Miller, James Reiss, Michael H. Brownstein, Lisa Alvarado, Ned Haggard, Paul Brandon, Stella Radulescu and A.J. Bryson.
The Chicago Poetry Cram is hosted by C.J. Laity, publisher of

Recorded Saturday, April 25, 2009 at Chicago Public Library.

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