poetry

Poetry and Pints reading series proves written word not dead

by (mackenziebush13)

Submitted 02-13-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Poetry and Pints is a monthly poetry reading series located in the laid-back atmosphere of Harmony Brewing Company. The readings take place upstairs above the bar in a small room that could seat maybe 40 on a good day. The readers stand in front of...

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Dyer-Ives Competition looks to foster local poets

by (mackenziebush13)

Submitted 02-12-2015 under NEWS

The Dyer-Ives Kent County Poetry Competition is looking for poetry from Grand Rapidians young and old, and wants to help increase the visibility of poetry in Kent County. The contest's mission is to encourage excellence in writing and provide...

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Fireside Poetry Series with Phillip Sterling: Sonnet, or Not?

by (Write616)

Submitted 02-04-2015 under

   Fireside Poetry Series, Poetry Workshop on Sunday, March 22, 3-5 p.m.:  “Sonnet, or Not?”  Phillip Sterling is back with the final workshop in the Fireside Poetry Series, "Sonnet, or Not?"...

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Healing Poetry with Nessa McCasey at GLCL

by (Write616)

Submitted 02-04-2015 under

NESSA McCASEY will lead a therapeutic poetry workshop from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday March 19.  This session is limited to 12 participants and the cost is $40.  You may register online using the logo button HERE, or mail...

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Writers Squared at GLCL

by (Write616)

Submitted 02-04-2015 under

The format of Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters' Writers2 series is conducive to intimate conversations between the writers themselves, as well as the audience members. Our first Writers2 will be on Wednesday,...

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LaughFest at GLCL

by (Write616)

Submitted 02-04-2015 under

Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters is delighted to participate in Gilda’s LaughFest, with an event on Friday, March 13, 2015, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. right here at Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters (758 Wealthy St SE, Grand...

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Fireside Poetry Series with Phillip Sterling: Whose Line Break is it, Anyway?

by (Write616)

Submitted 02-04-2015 under

We are pleased to offer the third in our Fireside Poetry Series, a poetry workshop led by Phillip Sterling, which will examine how line breaks can impact your work.  In his words, "When we aren’t counting syllables or reaching for...

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Kickstarting Your Poetry: Workshop with Patricia Clark at GLCL

by (Write616)

Submitted 02-04-2015 under

 Join us for an encouraging and energizing poetry workshop led by award-winning poet Patricia Clark! Participants will leave the workshop with ten ways to get started with poems, and the techniques will work for both beginner and advanced...

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"The Cast Away Tour" Send Off.

by (FableTellsTruth)

Submitted 01-29-2015 under

"The Cast Away Tour" Is a 10 week tour that Fable The Poet will be going on starting May 10th. This event is a last rally for funds, and one last going away party before he hits the road! There will be 3 DJ's 3 Features and 3 Special...

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"Everything Under The Sun"

by (FableTellsTruth)

Submitted 01-29-2015 under

"Everything Under The Sun" Is a unique collaboration of Grand Rapids Performing artists. There will be Poetry, Soul SInging, Rock and Roll, Hip-Hop, and Spoken word/Indy music at this event.   Ticets will be $5 in Advance, and $8 at...

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