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
William Hicks, Photographer
New Writing Opportunities
Weather the Weather - Poetry & Art in City Hall
HP150 Persona Poetry Project
Illinois State Poetry Society 25th Annual Poetry Contest
2019 Poetry Challenge
Winter Muses' Gallery - Poet's Choice
Visit Schedule of Events to learn details and download submission guidelines and entry forms.
2018 Fall Muses' Gallery - Time Travel
Highland Park Poetry is pleased to nominate the following poems for the 2019 Pushcart Prize:
From our Winter 2018 Muses’ Gallery: Poet’s Choice (an online publication; .pdf archive on website)
Sleep River by Carol L. Gloor
Puffs of Smoke by Joseph Kuhn Carey
From our 2018 Poetry Challenge (published April 2018 on line and in print, available on Amazon.com)
For Elie Wiesel, 1926 - 2016 by Kate Hutchinson
From our Autumn 2018 Muses’ Gallery: Time Travel(current display)
While I Wonder by Donita Ries
Carob Trees by Marjorie Rissman
In Louisburgh, County Mayo, Thinking About Dublin by Lynne S. Viti
Congratulations to our 2018 Best of Net Nominations:
Soldiers Must Have Their Coffee by Andrew Antonio Allen
Ritual by Dorothy Marie Rice
Yum Cha (Drink Tea) by Kathleen Gregg
Coffee or Tea by Kerry Leaf
Love Like a Latte by Emily R. Mace
A Tea-Bag Kind of Day by Candace Kubinec
Be sure to read these poems and more in Coffee, Tea & Other Beverages. Copies of a chapbook available on Amazon.com.
October 2018 - C. J. Wilkens
We celebrated 10 Years in 2017 - Join us for our next decade!
Copies of the books below are available for purchase. Visit Amazon.com or contact 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.