Our members are diverse, comprised of writers from widely varying backgrounds and ages; united by a deep appreciation for poetry.
Our members take their poetry rather than themselves seriously. Our emphasis is on growth of understanding and craft. We support and learn from each other's work. Membership is open to anyone who supports our mission. In order to facilitate an open and non-exclusive environment, we keep our membership fees at a very reasonable level.
Membership entitles poets to hone their skills through interaction with like-minded people in both formal and informal sessions, including four workshops per year, notice of the annual Chicagoland Poetry Contest.
To join us, please choose a membership level below and fill out a membership form. Or, if you prefer, contact us via U.S. mail by sending a $20 check to our treasurer, Beth Staas, 1725 35th St., #2101, Oak Brook, IL 60523. The cost of membership at the regular level for 2019 is $20.
Our Membership/Subscription-year begins January 1. All memberships are for a calendar year from January 1 to December 31. We strongly encourage members to renew in the Fall months for the upcoming year.
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