IN THE MUSES' GALLERY - 2020 Art Gets In Your Eyes
Coming Next to Muses' Gallery - Trees
Highland Park Poetry congratulates our nominees for Sundress Publications’ Best of the Net Anthology from our 2019/20 Fall/Winter Muses’ Gallery (Water) and 2020 Poetry Challenge:
Water Speaks by Linda Wallin
Armada, 1/24/2013 by Kate Hutchinson
Water, Water, Everywhere by Marjorie Rissman
Upper Mississippi by Carol L. Gloor
keeping yourself safe by Isabella Hoolihan
Dichotomy by Jan Chronister
New Writing Opportunities
POETRY BOOK REVIEWS - Seeking poets with books to review (prefer publication within 16 months) as well as poets interested in writing reviews. Highland Park Poetry is now accepting reviews of poetry books for publication on our website and Facebook. For information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
SEEKING SUBMISSIONS for OUR DAILY POEM POSTS. Send up to 5 poems about the coronavirus pandemic, sheltering-in-place, current events or poems that inspire calm, endurance and peace to email@example.com. Shorter poems preferred. No deadline. Previously published okay with acknowledgment of first publication.
Submissions for the 2020 Poetry Challenge are now closed; we will announce our 2021 Poetry Challenge in October.
Check out the 27th Annual Illinois State Poetry Society Contest!
Highland Park Poetry sponsors 1 of 13 possible contests. Ours asks poets to create a huitain which is 8 lines rhymed (ababbcbc), with 8 - 10 syllables per lines. **Cash prizes**
Submission period is between September 1 - October 31, 2020. Download ISPS Contest flyer for details.
Clare Songbirds Publishing House Poetry Series (2018)
Review by Elizabeth Joy Levinson
Check out our newest poetry book reviews
for September 2020
Steve Henderson in Poetry and Pain
By Michael Escoubas
Review by Charlotte Digregorio
Poetry With A Passion
By Storiword/T.J. Morris
Review by Mary Beth Bretzlauf
The coronavirus crisis is still with us. The future remains uncertain. No live-in person events scheduled at this time.
Visit our "Schedule of Events" tab to read poems about the virus, poems about calm or perseverance. Thank you to our August 2020 contributors to this special section: Hope Atlas, Denise Buschmann, Monica Cardestam, Hanh Chau, Victoria Crawford, George Donald, Jennifer Dotson, Idella Pearl Edwards, Daniel J. Fitzgerald, Alwyn Gornall, Kate Hutchinson, Susan Irving Monshaw, Julie Isaacson, Tricia Knoll, Lennart Lundh, Mindy Matijasevic, Bruce Matteson, Bernie McCullough, Adrian McRobb, Silvia Morgan, Wilda Morris, Lakshmy M. Nair, Ann Privateer, Eduard Schmidt-Zorner, Irfanulla Shariff, Marjorie Skelly, and Diana Smith.
We are posting a poem daily on Facebook. Be sure to like Highland Park Poetry!
Also, if you have a poem to share, please email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
April is National Poetry Month.
Here in Highland Park, we celebrate poetry all year round.
Highland Park Poetry is a community-wide celebration of words.
Sharing poetry with audiences of all ages.
Offering poetry writing workshops, readings and displays.