A poetry collective in Woodstock, Illinois.
Writers, accidental typewriter connoisseurs, and appreciators of the offbeat who look for ways to bring poetry into the streets of this strange and beautiful town.
News & Updates
CUT POEMS FROM AIR: POETRY INSPIRED BY gwendolyn Brooks
Our inaugural poetry contest brought out some excellent poems from poets across the country. We’ll be publishing the winners’ work individually as broadsides and collectively as a chapbook. Broadsides will be available early May.
The GRAND PRIZE winner is “Back Then, Gwendolyn Brooks” by Kathy Z. Price. (See our full list of winners here.)
(Unaffiliated with the Gwendolyn Brooks estate)
Poetry-on-the-spot at 4th friday
Check out 4th Friday at the Starline Gallery in Harvard.
We’ll be there writing custom poems for anyone who asks.
June 28th, 6 to 9 p.m.
Open meetings are held on the second and fourth Monday of every month.
We meet at Ethereal Confections on the Woodstock Square.
In the media
WPL pODCAST: poetry in writing
Woodstock Independent 9/28/17
Northwest Herald 4/14/17