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61 West Superior Street
Chicago, IL

May 2018

Gallery Talk with Lee Briccetti: Bettissima: Treasures from the Poets House Elizabeth Kray Archives

May 9, 2018 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Poetry Foundation, 61 West Superior Street
Chicago, IL
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Executive Director of Poets House, Lee Briccetti, guides patrons through the 112 items on loan from New York for Bettissima: Treasures from the Poets House Elizabeth Kray Archives as well as reads from “Betty” Kray’s dazzling correspondence with poets such as Jean Valentine, June Jordan, Adrienne Rich, E.E. Cummings, and W.H. Auden. Dubbed the “Patron Saint of Poetry,” Kray was instrumental in shaping the contemporary presentation and appreciation of poetry. Refreshments will be…

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