The end of July marks the beginning of many things in the Prairie Writers Guild, including the final editing and production of our book, From the Edge of the Prairie. Edge (for short) has been published annually since 2004. This year’s volume is focused on stories from our personal histories. We eagerly await the finished product, which members … More Work(s) in Progress
Check out the Monday Aug. 23 edition of the Rensselaer Republican for a feature article about PWG president Connie Kingman. The article, written by Kaylee Hofmeister, talks about all the work Connie does for various groups in the community, including all the behind the scenes work she does for our own annual From the Edge … More Newspaper spotlight
First Friday Pre-Party Honoring Indiana’s Poet Laureate to Feature Jazz and Poetry INDIANAPOLIS—The Indiana Humanities Council will host a send-off party for Indiana Poet Laureate Norbert Krapf, featuring several of his favorite collaborators, on Friday, June 4. Krapf’s two-year term as IPL, a hallmark of which has been to “reunite poetry and music,” concludes at … More Jazz and Poetry Party in Indy for Norbert Krapf
June Meeting: Prairie Writers Guild Wednesday, June 2, 2010 City Office & Pub Downtown, Rensselaer 6:00 PM John Groppe will introduce his idea for a Spoon River Anthology Reading and discuss Dramatic Monologue. Come try your hand at it.
John Groppe sends along some information about an upcoming reading on Tuesday, April 20th at the Pub. The reading will begin at 7:00, but the dining room will be open earlier so that people can order supper before the reading starts. The readers will be Mark Brouwer, Russ Martin, Alan McFarland, and John. They’ll be … More Poetry Reading April 20
PWG will be hosting another poetry read in honor of National Poetry Month. This time the event will be at the Rensselaer Public Library at 6:30 PM on Monday, April 19. We are adding an open mic session following our readings. Please come and support this event and encourage others to come along and listen … More Rensselaer Library April 19
Last evening Prairie Writers Guild was honored to be the featured reader(s) for Poetry on Brick Street in Zionsville. Connie Wachala, Sally Nalbor, Pat Kopanda, John Groppe, Connie Kingman, and our own Poet Laureate, Norbert Krapf read poems from our publications. It was a great way to kick off National Poetry Month. I wish you … More Brick Street Follow Up
Wednesday, April 7, 2010 6:00 PM City Office and Pub Downtown Rensselaer Announcement: of Readers’ Choice Awards Announcement: 2011 Theme for From the Edge of the Prairie As always, bring something to read. Reminder: Yesterday was the deadline for submission to From the Edge of the Prairie. If you still plan to submit, please email … More Prairie Writers April 7 Meeting
We will be the invited program next month at the Brick Street Poetry event in Zionsville, Ind. Come listen to our readers or bring your own material for the open mic portion of the program after. The event starts at 5:30 pm Rensselaer time at 2010 at G. Simone’s Café; 112 South Main Street in … More Brick Street Poetry Reading – April 1
Next meeting will be 6pm March 3 at the Pub! See you there! Writers — Bring your 200 word bios to add to the website!