Poets & Writers

Publishing, Empowering Teen Writers

Fa passion for writing, there is no shortage of resources. Young Chicago Authors; 826CHI, a branch of the youth writing organization started by writer Dave Eggers; StoryStudio Chicago; and Writopia Lab, among other programs, have been offering writing workshops, open mics, summer camps, and poetry slams for kids throughout the city for decades. But a new organization has a more specific goal in mind for Chicago teens: to offer them hands-on experience in editing and publishing their peers. Launched last year by poet and educator Jennifer Steele, [Y]volve Publishing (YP) is an extension of

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Reading In The Bardo
WHEN campus closed suddenly in mid-March because of the COVID-19 pandemic, I filled bags with books from my office—ones I would need for teaching online and others I planned on reading. My kids’ school was next to close, and I recognized that my imag
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The Clifton House
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Recent Winners
Denver Butson of New York City won the 2020 William Matthews Poetry Prize for “Study Guide.” He received $1,000, and his poem will be published in Volume 26-27, Issue 30, of Asheville Poetry Review. He also received an invitation to give a reading at