Our Miss Brooks 100


You Are Invited
to the signature event of
Our Miss Brooks 100
the centennial celebration of beloved poet
Gwendolyn Brooks.

February 2, 2017
The Art Institute of Chicago

Please join us for an evening of poetry featuring all five living Pulitzer Prize winning poets — Rita Dove, Yusef Komunyakaa, Natasha Trethewey, Tracy Smith and Gregory Pardlo — reading their favorite Miss Brooks poem followed by a conversation moderated by award-winning journalist and author Natalie Moore. The event is free and open to the public, but requires pre-registration.

Pre-register today!

For more information about Our Miss Brooks 100, programs and partners, please see: http://www.gwendolynbrooks100.org.

Michael Ondaatje-The Cat’s Table

When: Thursday, October 6 @ 6:00pm

Where: Fullerton Hall, Art Institute of Chicago

What/Why: Michael Ondaatje, author of five previous novels, including The English Patient, a memoir, a nonfiction book on film, and eleven books of poetry, presents his new novel, The Cat’s Table. A book signing follows.

How: get your tickets at http://www.museumtix.com, call (847) 307-4242, or visit any Art Institute ticket counter