SPECTRA features innovative & award-winning poets from across the country with Quad Cities-based poets & writers at Rozz-Tox (2108 3rd Avenue Rock Island, IL), unless otherwise indicated.
SPECTRA & MWC will be partnering with ALL SENSES FESTIVAL to present some of the best poets & writers from the Midwest.
Check out the website for complete details & tickets:
FEATURING: Anders Carlson-Wee, Keith Lesmeister, Kamden Ishmael Hilliard, Matthew Guenette, Abigail Zimmer, Matt Hart, Rachel Yoder, Holly Norton + more TBA
SPECTRA will also feature several workshops throughout the Quad Cities fall 2017-spring 2018, thanks to the support of the Regional Development. Our first community workshop will be “Speaker for the Dead,” a persona poetry workshop led by NEA Poetry Fellow Anders Carlson-Wee.
The workshop will be held at MWC in the Rock Island Public Library during the All Senses Festival on Saturday, September 30, 12-2pm, and is free for high school and college students, as well as for All Senses ticket holders (RSVP required – space is limited). Visit the webpage to register or contact MWC with questions or to reserve your space today.
Check back here for more info on upcoming readings & workshops!
SPECTRA manifests thanks to the generous support of the Regional Development Authority and the Illinois Arts Council Agency.
GALLERY OF PAST SPECTRA EVENTS & POSTERS
(All Posters designed by Alexander Iaccarino unless otherwise indicated)
(posters c/o MWC Staff)
(Bad Idea Book Tour poster c/o MWC Staff)
(Local Lovers poster c/o Emma Stough)
(3 Poets poster c/o Margaret Ross and MWC staff)
FALL 2016 – FIVE YEARS
(SPECTRA 9/15/16 and Joshua Clover mini-residency posters c/o Emma Stough)
(Matt Hart reads RADIANT ACTION poster c/o Skylar Alexander) (SPECTRA 11/17/16 poster c/o Emma Stough)
(posters designed by Emma Stough)