All poets are welcome to participate - having 60035 as your zip code is not a requirement
Lennart Lundh &
Reading & Poetry
Saturday, November 23
Coffee Speaks @ Port Clinton
610 Central Avenue, Suite 155
Jan Bottiglieri lives and writes in suburban Chicago. She is a professional editor, a managing editor for the poetry annual RHINO, and holds an MFA in Poetry from Pacific University. Jan’s work has appeared or is forthcoming in more than 40 journals and anthologies. She is the author of two chapbooks, A Place Beyond Luckand Where Gravity Pools the Sugar; and the full-length poetry collection Alloy (Mayapple Press, 2015). Her latest book is Everything Seems Significant: The Blade Runner Poems, published this year by BlazeVOX Books. Visit janbottiglieri.com.
Lennart Lundh is a poet, short-fictionist, historian, and photographer. His work, including seventeen books of poetry and two of short stories, has appeared internationally since 1965.
Poets are welcome to bring up to three poems to share. All are invited to share in the word magic.
There is no cover charge but participants are expected to order an item from the cafe.
Poet Jan Bottiglieri
Poet Lennart Lundh - Photo by Chuck Bennorth
2020 Poetry Challenge
Deadline - Monday, January 31, 2020
Poets are challenged to write in response to one of the prompts:
Sight(in recognition of the year 2020 sounding like “20/20” or a person with normal vision)
Mars (in honor Isaac Asimov & Ray Bradbury’s 100th Birthdays and NASA 2020 Mars Rover)
Magic 9 (a simple poetic form by Divena Collins - a 9-line poem doesn’t have any rules as far as meter or subject matter–just a rhyme scheme: abacadaba)
Download form for submission guidelines, entry form and Magic 9 instructions. Questions? Contact email@example.com.
Highland Park Poetry is now accepting submissions of poetry and photographs for our 2020 Art Gets in Your Eyes Ekphrastic Poetry Contest. Poems should not exceed 16 line limit; shorter work preferred. Previous published work okay with first publication acknowledgment. Download submission guidelines and entry form as well as complete listing of artwork included in this contest.