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The 16th annual edition of this festival includes what's being billed as "Chicago's largest poetry reading," sponsored by ChicagoPoetry.com. The free festival runs from 11 AM to 7 PM on Saturday and Sunday, August 25 and 26, at Senior Citizens Memorial Park, Lyndale and Oakley. The schedule for Saturday's readings is as follows (there will also be open-mike poetry readings on Sunday from noon to 7 PM); for more information call 312-409-8305.

Saturday, August 25

1:00 J.J. Jameson

1:10 Jane Ripley

1:20 Vito Carli

1:30 Maureen Connolly

1:40 Andrea Change

1:50 Shelly Nation

2:00 Steve Glabman

2:10 Kate Cullan

2:20 Tara Betts

2:30 Billy Tuggle

2:40 Adam Swinford-Wasem

2:50 Carol Anderson

3:00 Nikki Patin

3:10 Larry O. Dean

3:20 Jose Bono

3:30 Dean Shavit

3:40 Chuck Perkins

3:50 Count Leonard

4:00 Jacqui Wolk

4:10 Robert Klein Engler

4:20 Beatriz Badikian

4:30 Whitney Scott

4:40 Frank Varela

4:50 Maggie Rubin

5:00 J.J. Tindall

5:10 Josephine Lipuma

5:20 Larry Winfield

5:30 Pamela Miller

5:40 Shag

5:50 Lucy Anderton

6:00 Al DeGenova and Charlie Rossiter

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