Award-winning Poet Jimmy Santiago Speaks at Poetry Fest

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - Local NewsAward-winning poet Jimmy Santiago Baca appears as the keynote speaker, replacing Les Murray, at the Chicago Public Library’s 13th Annual Poetry Fest on Saturday, April 28 at the Harold Washington Library Center, 400 South State Street. Baca presents his keynote address at 2pm in the Cindy Pritzker Auditorium. Poetry Fest is a free, day-long festival of entertaining poetry readings, workshops, performances and discussions taking place from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Harold Washington Library Center. For more information about Poetry Fest visit

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