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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: 

https://allsensesfestival.com/ 

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!

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SPECTRA manifests thanks to the generous support of the Regional Development Authority and the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

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GALLERY OF PAST SPECTRA EVENTS & POSTERS
(All Posters designed by Alexander Iaccarino unless otherwise indicated)

FALL 2012

spectra poster sept 15 print_small

spectra poster oct 10 print_small

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SPRING 2013

poster 3 14 proof april 5th poster web REVISEDapril 27th poster proof SMALL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FALL 2013

web poster Sept 12

SPECTRA 10 10 13 web poster

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SPRING 2014

march poster print FINAL - small

apirl poster web 2014

april 24 poster web

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FALL 2015

fall 2015 spectra 1 SPECTRA _ Oct 9 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 11 1 web

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SPRING 2015

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(posters c/o MWC Staff)

 

FALL 2015

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Spectra Poster Web_102915

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11 19 web

 

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(Bad Idea Book Tour poster c/o MWC Staff)

 

 

SPRING 2016

Local Lovers Poster 2016

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(Local Lovers poster c/o Emma Stough)

3 poets _ april 24 _ SPECTRA_FINAL

 

 

 

 

 

 

(3 Poets poster c/o Margaret Ross and MWC staff)

 

FALL 2016 – FIVE YEARS

 

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(SPECTRA 9/15/16 and Joshua Clover mini-residency  posters c/o Emma Stough)

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(Matt Hart reads RADIANT ACTION poster c/o Skylar Alexander) (SPECTRA 11/17/16  poster c/o Emma Stough)

SPRING 2017

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(posters designed by Emma Stough)