All poets are welcome to participate - having 60035 as your zip code is not a requirement
2019 Winter Muses' Gallery
Theme: Poet's Choice
December 27, 2019, 11:59 PM
Highland Park Poetry is now accepting submissions of poetry and artwork for the 2019 Winter Muses' Gallery on our website. It's Poet's (and Artist's) Choice - no themes, subjects or forms. All submissions should be sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org; put "Muses' Gallery Submission" in subject line.
POEMS - 30 lines is max length limit and shorter work preferred; previously published okay with acknowledgment. Send as text in the body of an email or as a .doc attachment; no more than 5 poems for consideration.
ART/PHOTOGRAPHY - send images as .jpg files.
Joanie Tooley, Photographer
HP150 Persona Poetry Project
2019 marks the City of Highland Park’s Sesquicentennial or 150th Anniversary of incorporation. Highland Park Poetry & East on Centralare collaborating to create an evening of poetry celebrating the community’s history through personal portraits across the years from years. Time period may extend beyond the 150 years of Highland Park’s incorporation to include Native, early explorer, pioneer and settler perspectives. Music performance and visual arts may also be incorporated. Thus, we seek submissions of 15 - 20 persona poems from local poets.
Participating poets are asked to submit a preliminary statement of intent. This will help organizers anticipate gaps in the history. Send email to email@example.com indicating the following – what event or person you plan to write about including approximate year or decade.
What is the timeline for this project?
January 15, 2019 – Deadline for Poem Submissions – This will allow for selection of final poems and shaping work into a dramatic presentation to be performed by ARTicuLIT Readers Theatre. Selected poets will be notified on or before March 1st.