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atrocious poets

 

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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

Submissions are now closed. We’ll announce the winners of our Gwendolyn Brooks inspired poetry contest, which will be featured during our 2019 One City, One Poet celebration, in March. First-prize is $500; the winner and nine runners-up will be published in broadsides and a chapbook and receive a percentage of the profits. Details at atrociouspoets.submittable.com.
                        

(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.

February 22nd, 6 to 9 p.m.

Open meetings

Open meetings are held on the first Monday of every month.

Next meeting: March 4th, 7 p.m.

at Ethereal Confections on the Woodstock Square