The 2013 Gwendolyn Brooks Open Mic Awards is now seeking submission from poets who are interested in showcasing their talents in a live event and competing for a $500 prize. This will be the 20th anniversary of the awards started by legendary Chicago poet Gwendolyn Brooks and to celebrate we will be have some surprises in-store for more »
The Guild Literary Complex, Third World Press, and The American Writers Museum present the first annual BROOKSDAY at The Chicago Cultural Center!
Join us, as we are creating the first annual marathon reading of the works of Gwendolyn Brooks on her birthday! We want to honor her tremendous legacy as an artist and an iconic figure more »