IN THE MUSES' GALLERY - 2020 Art Gets In Your Eyes
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.
NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS for 2020 FALL MUSES' GALLERY - Trees. Highland Park Poetry is accepting submissions of poems, art, and photography for our Fall Muses' Gallery on trees. Poems should not exceed 30 lines and shorter poems are preferred. Email email@example.com before September 1st.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
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 July 2020 contributors to this special section: Emma Alexandra, Maureen Brustkern, Denise Buschmann, Patrice Boyer Claeys, Gay Guard-Chamberlin, Gail Denham, JK Durick, Daniel J. Fitzgerald, Mark Hammerschick, Yi-Wen Huang, Richard V. Kaufman, Paul Kim, Terry Loncaric, Maria Masington, Bruce Matteson, Bernie, McCullough, Adrian McRobb, Sylvia Morgan, Lakshmy M. Nair, Marilyn Perretti, Donna Pucciani, Marie Samuel, Sarah Rae Schwarcz, Eduard Schmidt-Zorner, Lynne Shayko, Joris Soeding, Christine Swanberg, Curt Vevang, William Vollrath, and R.M. Yager.
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 email@example.com.
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.