SPECTRA Poetry Reading Series – FIVE YEARS


SPECTRA features innovative & award-winning poets from across the country with Quad Cities-based poets and writers held at Rozz-Tox (2108 3rd Avenue Rock Island, IL), unless otherwise indicated.

The fall 2016 season of SPECTRA marks our five year anniversary & to celebrate, we have some special events planned…

Free and open to all ages (donations welcome to support touring poets and artists)

The Fall 2016/FIVE YEARS Lineup:

September 15th: Feliz Lucia Molina + Nicholas Gulig, 8p



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

Reg Develop Authority Logo 2016
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PAST SPECTRA EVENTS (All posters designed by Alexander Iaccarino unless otherwise indicated)

FALL 2012

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FALL 2013

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march poster print FINAL - small

apirl poster web 2014

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FALL 2015

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(posters c/o MWC Staff)


FALL 2015

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




Local Lovers Poster 2016

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(Local Lovers poster c/o Emma Stough)

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












(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)

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