atrocious poets




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



poetry and wellness workshop

Join art therapist Erin Denk and the Atrocious Poets to learn about ways in which mental health is influenced by the creative process. During this workshop, we will talk about how creative work (like poetry reading and writing) affects health in general and brain function in particular.

This event is FREE, but please register on the Woodstock Public Library’s website.                   

November 9th, 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Woodstock Public Library.

Atrocious Poets at 4th friday

Check out 4th Friday at the Starline Gallery in Harvard.

We’ll be there doing some strange poetry things. Stop by and see us!

October 25th, 6 to 9 p.m.

Open meetings

Open meetings are held on the second and fourth Monday of every month.

We meet at Ethereal Confections on the Woodstock Square.

Next Open Meeting: Poetry Discussion is on October 14th, 7 p.m.

Next Open Meeting: Poetry Workshop is on October 28th, 7 p.m.