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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)

Live and Local: Poetry Night

Hear local poets read their work at the Old Court House Arts Center on the Woodstock Square.
7 p.m. January 19 Free admission
Want to read your work? E-mail atrociouspoets@gmail.com.

Poetry-on-the-spot at 4th friday

We’ll be back when 4th Friday starts up again in January!

Open meetings

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

Next meeting: January 7, 7 p.m.

at Ethereal Confections on the Woodstock Square