Coming Soon - SUBMISSIONS for Ravinia Festival Ekphrastic Poetry PLUS the 2020 Art Gets In Your Eyes Contest
These are two separate opportunities. More information will be forthcoming. Check back soon!
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.
Check out our newest poetry book review for June/July 2019...
Enforced Rustication in the Chinese Cultural Revolution
By Jianqing Zheng
Texas Review Press, 2018
Review by Lois Baer Barr
Copies of the books below are available for purchase. Visit Amazon.com or contact email@example.com
Highland Park - Hate Has No Home Here
March 2019 - Khalid Mukhtar
February 2019 - Olivia Maciel Edelman
January 2019 - Weather the Weather with Emma Alexandra and Betsy Dolgin Katz
December 2018 - Cathleen Schandelmeier
Highland Park Poetry receives 2018 Mayor's Award for the Arts
Presented at October 15, 2018 City Council meeting. Back row (L to R): Adam Stolberg, Kim Stone, Daniel Kaufman, Nancy Rotering, Tony Blumberg, Alyssa Knobel, Michelle Holleman; Front row: Cathy Ricciardelli (Cultural Arts Commission Chair), Rita Yager, Jennifer Dotson, Emma Alexander Kowalenko, Joseph Kuhn Carey
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.