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Friday, April 28, 2017

W4tB:Weirdo Open Mic with Len and Julie




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Uncharted Books
2630 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647




Julie Demoff Larson and Lennart Lundh join us for the Weirdo freeform Open Mic at the Legendary Uncharted Books. its poets reading poems talking about poetry and other stuff

read your poems, read someone else's poems, read poems, don't read poems and listen, no pressure poetry fans.

BYOB

caution: this is a bookstore, the temptation to browse and buy is overwhelming, be prepared

Thursday, April 27, 2017

REGISTER HERE FOR THE PENTATHLON


Welcome! If you would like to take part in our event, please fill in your details in the form below and you will be automatically registered. Event registration must be completed at least 

1 MONTH prior to the event.

 Saturday September 16th 7-9pm
THE BOOK CELLAR
4736-38 N Lincoln Ave

 REGISTRATION CLOSES ON AUGUST 16TH




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EVENTS

1:Form Poem.  This years for is the SHAKESPEAREAN SONNET
http://www.dummies.com/education/language-arts/poetry/writing-a-sonnet/

2:THE RANT

3:ON THE SPOT PROMPT. upon arrival at the event a prompt is issued to each contestant.  the poem must be completed in the room and will be the final event of the night

4; REDACTION POEM. we will provide a page of text.  your job...eliminate everything that is not the poem.

5: THE RESEARCH POEM.  we will issue each contestant a research topic which is to be the subject of the poem.  (do not expect general or boring research topics, it ain't how we roll.)  all topics will be historic and or scientific

TOPICS AND TEXT AND OTHER POETIC PROVISIONS WILL BE ISSUED UPON THE CLOSE OF REGISTRATION.

DUE TO TIME CONSTRAINTS WE WILL CAP THE NUMBER OF CONTESTANTS AT 10.  KEEP THAT IN MIND WHEN CONSIDERING YOUR REGISTRATION

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