All poets are welcome to participate - having 60035 as your zip code is not a requirement
Valerie Wallace Reading
& Poetry Open-Mic Saturday, May 19 8:00 p.m. Coffee Speaks @ Port Clinton Square 610 Central Avenue, Suite 155
Valerie Wallace is author of House of McQueen (Four Way Books), and the chapbook The Dictators’ Guide to Good Housekeeping. Her poems appear most recently in Radar, Tupelo Quarterly, Rust + Moth, TINGE, Ilanot, and elsewhere. Her work was selected by Vievee Francis for the Four Way Books Intro Prize in Poetry and by Margaret Atwood for the Atty Award; other awards include an Illinois Arts Council Literary Award, the San Miguel de Allende Writers Conference Poetry Award, and various fellowships and grants to support her writing.
An open mic immediately follows. Poets may bring up to 6 poems to share. Everyone is welcome to experience the word magic and the delicious coffee and treats available at Coffee Speaks.
There is no cover charge; however, all attendees are expected to purchase an item from Coffee Speaks.
Submission Deadline for Summer Muses' Gallery THEME: Coffee, Tea & Other Beverages Friday, June 1 Midnight Email submissions to: Jennifer@highlandparkpoetry.org Highland Park Poetry is now accepting submissions for our Summer 2018 Muses' Gallery. The theme is Coffee, Tea and Other Beverages.
Poetry - Poems may not exceed 30 lines in length and shorter poems are preferred. Previously published is okay but please provide details of publication for acknowledgment. Send poems as .doc attachment or as text in body of an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line: SUMMER GALLERY/Poet's Name. Poets should also indicate City, State (and Country, if outside USA) where they live.
Photography & Art - Photographers and visual artists responding to the theme may send images as .jpg attachments in an email to email@example.com with subject line: SUMMER GALLERY IMAGES/Name.
Due to the increasing volume of submissions we receive, Highland Park Poetry does not guarantee publication to all those who submit creative work for consideration.
Jenene Ravesloot, Photographer
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