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See a preview of the Norman Porter Documentary here.
MORE INFO ON JJ JAMESON AKA NORMAN PORTER
Jeff Helgeson performs an excerpt from "Sign Of The Times".



WHAT'S NEW

We have updated our EVENTS
Section of our website!

Writing by David Gecic
Critic Vito Carli says of David Gecic:
He is a friendly, everyman, working
class poet who writes in a voice of
the common man (or is that person),
and Iíve never seen him give a bad
performance.

We have started a list of brief bios
of Chicago area poets.
We will be adding to the list soon.
Chicago Poets' Bio Project

We have started a bibliography
of books by Chicago area poets.
We will be adding to the list soon.
Chicago Poetry Book Project




NEW BOOK!
The Alleluia Tree
by Christine Swanberg.



Preview of Norman Porter Documentary

Take a look at our Chicago area poetry
phone book
, which lists addresses of
small presses, magazines, venues, and
other Chicago resources.



The Alleluia Tree by Christine Swanberg

NEW BOOK!

THE ALLELUIA TREE

By Christine Swanberg

Order it at your local bookstore or it's
available now for $12.00 by calling 888-BOOKS-98.
For more info click here.
 

Debris by Elizabeth Marino

DEBRIS

By Elizabeth Marino
Order it at your local bookstore or it's
available now for $6.00 by calling 888-BOOKS-98.
For more info click here. To order a copy of this book, please call 1-888-BOOKS98
Or to buy on-line click the link below:

Tunnel Into Morning by Maureen Tolman Flannery

TUNNEL INTO MORNING

By Maureen Tolman Flannery
Order it at your local bookstore or it's
available now for $12.00 by calling 888-BOOKS-98.
For more info click here.
 

Fall From Grace by Jeff Helgeson

FALL FROM GRACE

By Jeff Helgeson
A new one act play by a well-known
Chicago playwrite.
Order it at your local bookstore or it's
available now for $6.00 by calling 888-BOOKS-98.
For more info click here.
 


Sign Of The Times

SIGN OF THE TIMES

By Jeff Helgeson
Another new play by a great
Chicago writer.
This is the famous "Play about Nothing."
For more info click
here

Postcards to Jack by Albert DeGenova

POSTCARDS TO JACK

By Albert DeGenova
Chapbook, 40 pages, Published by Naked Mannekin
5 x 7.5 inches, 2010 ISBN# 978-1-61584-279-7
$10.00
For more info click here.
To buy on-line or buy mail order, please add $1.00 for shipping.

Rock 'N Roll Dreams

ROCK 'N ROLL DREAMS

By Robert Lawrence
Published by Naked Mannequin, 2009
ISBN# 978-1-60725-954-1, 41 pages.
For more info click here.
To order Rock 'N Roll Dreams for $8.00 + $1.00 shipping,
click "Add to Cart".

Shape Shifter by Tom Roby

FEATURED BOOK

SHAPE SHIFTER

By Tom Roby
Published by The Puddin'head Press
A book of poetry by a well known Chicago poet.
For more info click here.





BrotherKeeper

FEATURED BOOK

BROTHERKEEPER
By Larry Janowski
Published by The Puddin'head Press
Book of amazing poetry by one of Chicago's
best loved poets.
For more info click
here

Lady Rutherfurd's<br>
Cauliflower

FEATURED BOOK

LADY RUTHERFURD'S
CAULIFLOWER

By JJ Jameson AKA Norman Porter
Published by The Puddin'head Press
Second edition of JJ Jameson's Lady Rutherfurd's
Cauliflower. Read the poetry written during his
years as a fugitive in Chicago.
Available now for $10.00 by calling 888-BOOKS-98.

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CHICAGO POETRY MAGAZINES

Dave Gecic's page

TIP OF THE DAY
CHICAGO POETRY PHONE BOOK
CHICAGO POETRY BOOK PROJECT
CHICAGO POETS' BIO PROJECT
CHICAGO MEMORY GALLERY
CHICAGO POETRY FEST 2004
INFO ON JJ JAMESON AKA NORMAN PORTER
POETRY BY JOHN HILLMAN

TEEN
STARWALLPAPER

BOOKS
ORDINARY BY CAROL ANDERSON
MAPMAKER REVISITED BY BEATRIZ BADIKIAN
OLD GLOVES BY BEATRIZ BADIKIAN
WOMAN OF MY DREAMS BY DAVID BARR
BLACK ON WHITE BY BEYOND THE M.C.
THROUGH MY EYES BY SAMUEL BLECHMAN
HACK BY ROBERT BOONE
INSIDE JOB BY ROBERT BOONE
A PERIOD OF TREES BY MICHAEL BROWNSTEIN
POEMS FROM THE BODY BAG BY MICHAEL BROWNSTEIN
WHAT STONE IS BY MICHAEL BROWNSTEIN
BREAKING INTO THE SAFE OF LIFE BY SUSAN CHERRY
I AM THE POOL'S PERIMETER BY SUSAN CHERRY
REFLECTING POOL BY SUSAN CHERRY
THE GREEN RIBBON BY DANIEL CLEARY
ELEGY FOR JAMES GERARD... BY DANIEL CLEARY
ON THE ROOT RIVER TRAIL BY DANIEL CLEARY
HABRY BY HELEN DEGEN COHEN
BLOOD, SEX, & PRAYER BY JIM COPPOC
CONVERSATIONS WITH... BY NINA CORWIN
COYOTE SUN BY CARLOS CUMPIAN
I'M NOT TONIGHT BY KRIS DARLINGTON
I AM SPAM BY LARRY O. DEAN
THE BLUEING HOURS BY ALBERT DEGENOVA
POSTCARDS TO JACK BY ALBERT DEGENOVA
BACK BEAT BY DEGENOVA AND ROSSITER
OCEANS AND LANDMASS BY SCOTT DEKATCH
TALKING AROUND REASON BY SCOTT DEKATCH
LAKE MICHIGAN SCROLLS BY JOHN DICKSON
THE MUSIC OF SOLID OBJECTS BY JOHN DICKSON
VICTORIA HOTEL BY JOHN DICKSON
WAVING AT TRAINS BY JOHN DICKSON
100 POEMS BY ROBERT KLEIN ENGLER
ANCESTORS IN THE LANDSCAPE BY MAUREEN FLANNERY
A FINE LINE BY MAUREEN FLANNERY
EARTH ELEGANCE BY CYNTHIA GALLAHER
SWIMMER'S PRAYER BY CYNTHIA GALLAHER
IN THE WARHOUSE BY REGINOLD GIBBONS
IMAGING CENTER BY SANDY GOLDSMITH
FAIRY TALES GONE AWRY BY ELIZABETH HARPER
LOVE SONGS FROM PSYCHOPATHS BY ELIZABETH HARPER
SCIENCE OF BROKEN PEOPLE BY TODD HELDT
FALL FROM GRACE BY JEFF HELGESON
SIGN OF THE TIMES BY JEFF HELGESON
THRESHOLDS BY JEFF HELGESON
LADY RUTHERFURD'S CAULIFLOWER BY JAMESON/PORTER
BROTHERKEEPER BY LARRY JANOWSKI
THE A-POEMS BY JONES AND MCCABE
DECADES OF REHERSAL BY WAYNE ALLEN JONES
STONE WORKS BY WAYNE ALLEN JONES
EIGHT DOLLARS AN HOUR BY LEE KITZIS
THE LAUNDROMAT GIRL BY LEE KITZIS
UNIVERSAL BY KATHY KUBIK
LICENSE TO QUILL BY CJ LAITY
TOWN LIMITS BY KRISTIN LATOUR
ROCK N' ROLL DREAMS BY ROBERT LAWRENCE
CHEAP ENTERTAINMENT BY LIZ LEBLANC
NO MEAN FEET BY LIZ LEBLANC
MARGINAL STATE BY FRANCESCO LEVATO
MARRIAGE BONES BY LAUREN LEVATO
THE REPREHENSIBLES BY GARY LILLEY
VERBAL PAINT BY NICOLE MACALUSO
DEBRIS BY ELIZABETH MARINO
STREET PREACHERS... BY JOHN MARTINEZ
PROFESSIONAL CEMETERY BY JOHNNY MASIULEWICZ
RAIN ON THE SUN BY GENE MCCORMICK
KNIFE LAKE ANTHOLOGY BY PATRICIA MCMILLEN
DIS; VOICES FROM A SHELTER BY RAY MCNIECE
US? TALKING ACROSS AMERICA BY RAY MCNIECE
THE MOON CYCLE BY EFFIE MIHOPOULOS
LANGUID LOVE LYRICS BY EFFIE MIHOPOULOS
RECIPE FOR DISASTER BY PAMELA MILLER
DEAD MACHINE CITY BY CHARLIE NEWMAN
WORDS BY CHARLIE NEWMAN
BENT OUT OF SHAPE BY JOANNE ORTMAN
BEING HERE BY HARVEY OVERTON
FINDERS BY JULIE PARSON-NESBITT
DEEP IN A WOMAN BY MARILYN PERETTI
LET WINGS TAKE YOU BY MARILYN PERETTI
DANCING WITH THE ANCESTORS BY KWAME PITTS
HOSTS AT TRACE BY POLYRHYTHMIC COLLECTIVE
FAITH 2 TALK BY KAYLEAH PORTER
LOOT BY JENENE RAVESLOOT
CHORUSES ONE BY JOE ROARTY
GRIEVER'S CIRCUIT BY TOM ROBY
SHAPE SHIFTER BY TOM ROBY
A BEATING OF WINGS BY GERTRUDE RUBIN
WANDERLUST BY MAGGIE RUBIN
CHICAGO PHOENIX BY CATHLEEN SCHANDELMEIER
LAKE MICHIGAN AND OTHER POEMS BY JARED SMITH
CONTROLLED BY GHOSTS BY JARED SMITH & LEM ROBY
GRAVES GROW BIGGER... BY JARED SMITH
7 MINUTES BEFORE THE BOMBS DROP BY JARED SMITH
WALKING THE PERIMETERS... BY JARED SMITH
WHERE IMAGES BECOME IMBUED.. BY JARED SMITH
CROWDPLEASER BY MARC SMITH
THE SUBURBAN POEMS BY JOHN STARRS
INHERITANCE BY MARYDALE STEWART
THE ALLELUIA TREE BY CHRISTINE SWANBERG
SEEING MY MOTHER OFF... BY ADAM SWINFORD-WASEM
CONSCIENCE UNDER PRESSURE BY BILLY TUGGLE
A DOZEN COLD ONES BY E. DONALD TWO RIVERS
POW WOWS, FAT CATS... BY E. DONALD TWO RIVERS
PROPHECIES BY LAWRENCE TYLER
BITTER COFFEE BY FRANK VARELA
CINNABAR BY MARTHA VERTREACE
DRAGON LADY: TSUKIMI BY MARTHA VERTREACE
GLACIER FIRE BY MARTHA VERTREACE
LIGHT CAUGHT BENDING BY MARTHA VERTREACE
MAAFA BY MARTHA VERTREACE
ORACLE BONES BY MARTHA VERTREACE
SECOND HOUSE FRON THE CORNER BY MARTHA VERTREACE
SECOND MOURNING BY MARTHA VERTREACE
SMOKELESS FLAME BY MARTHA VERTREACE
SHOOTING DEAD FILMS... BY LINA VITKANSKAS
CAGED BIRDS BY CONSTANCE VOGEL
THE MULBERRY BY CONSTANCE VOGEL
CHICAGO POETRY FEST 2004 ANTHOLOGY
THE ANTIMENSCH ANTHOLOGY
THE ANTIMENSCH TWO ANTHOLOGY
URBANATIONS ANTHOLOGY
MAGAZINES
AFTER HOURS MAGAZINE
BIG PEN MAGAZINE
EXACT CHANGE ONLY MAGAZINE
FIFTH WEDNESDAY JOURNAL MAGAZINE



AVAILABLE FROM 888-BOOKS-98 BUT NOT ON WEBSITE YET
FORGOTTEN SCREAMS BY LANCE ADAMS
THROUGH THE CLOUDED MIRROR BY LANCE ADAMS
THE GREEN HAIRED BOY BY LANCE ADAMS
CHICAGO POETRY FEST 2005 ANTHOLOGY

INSIDE JOB

FEATURED BOOK

INSIDE JOB: A Life of Teaching

By Robert Boone
Published by The Puddin'head Press

A description of the life of a teacher. Robert Boone
is the man who started Chicago's premier teen writing
organization, Young Chicago Authors. Check out this
great publication. For more info click
here


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