What we're about

Hello. I'm glad you found us. We are a weekly poetry workshop that meets in person every Tuesday Night in Champaign, Illinois, USA. We use MeetUp for scheduling only. If you are not local or have no intention of going to one of our workshops, please do not put in a request to join our group. If, on the other hand, you are local to C-U, come to a one of the MeetUps and introduce yourself. Thanks. Jim

Explore your passion for words and join us as we share poetry, favorite authors, personal stories and how we can make poetry a dynamic part of the community experience.

For those new to the group - the main purpose of the group is to bring in poems we've written, share them with the group and get honest feedback so we can make the poems better. Some people attend so they will be inspired to write more. In order to inspire people, we occasionally have weekly topics so folks can be exposed to new and different kinds of poetry. Or sometimes a weekly prompt which may inspire or cajole others to write. There is no requirement at all to attend a meeting. Everyone's welcome.

Upcoming events (5)

CUP at the Parkland College Student Union.

Parkland College

All rooms are booked at CPL so we are going to get together again at the Parkland College Student Union. Bring 15 or more copies of a poem to share. Park in B-1 and go to the closest door. We will be right inside at one of the tables. http://www.parkland.edu/Media/Website%20Resources/PDF/maps/parkinglots.pdf

CUP at CPL Room 222

Champaign Public Library

Champaign Public Library, Room 222 upstairs. Bring a poem or poem-in-progress that you would like critiqued. We are going to use a sign up sheet on-site. There will be 8 spots for a 2 hour meetup and if we get through 8 then anyone else who wants feedback can go. Bring 16 to 18 copies of a work in progress for constructive feedback on your poem.

CUP at CPL Room 222

Champaign Public Library

Champaign Public Library, Room 222 upstairs. Bring a poem or poem-in-progress that you would like critiqued. We are going to use a sign up sheet on-site. There will be 8 spots for a 2 hour meetup and if we get through 8 then anyone else who wants feedback can go. Bring 16 to 18 copies of a work in progress for constructive feedback on your poem.

CUP at CPL Room 215

Champaign Public Library

Champaign Public Library, Room 215 upstairs. Bring a poem or poem-in-progress that you would like critiqued. We are going to use a sign up sheet on-site. There will be 8 spots for a 2 hour meetup and if we get through 8 then anyone else who wants feedback can go. Bring 16 to 18 copies of a work in progress for constructive feedback on your poem.

Past Events

CUP at the Parkland College Student Union.

Parkland College

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