Welcome to the Marquette Poets Circle
Poetry Workshop & Open Mic Thursday April 13th
The Marquette Poets Circle now meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month at Peter White Library. Contact Adult Programming Coordinator at the library for more information.
April Workshop & Open Mic is in the Shiras Room at Peter White Library. Workshop is at 6:30pm. Open Mic starts at 7:15pm.
Congratulations to Beverly Matherne 2023 Poet Laureate of the Upper Peninsula
Congratulations to Richard Rastall and to authors in the Marquette Poets Circle. Superior Voyage was selected as one of the 2023 U.P. Notable Books. What a way to start the year! Read more here: 2023 U.P. Notable Books List honors the year’s best U.P. authors and their books – UP Notable Books
Superior Voyage, our 10 year anthology is now for sale. Visit the Store for more information and to place an order.
Superior Voyage is now available in digital form through the Great Lakes Digital Libraries. Unlimited access is available to public library card holders of their member libraries. Find out more here.
A HYBRID POETRY WORKSHOP led by Marty Achatz, two-time Poet Laureate of the U. P.
sponsored by and held at The Joy Center – 1492 Southwood Drive, Ishpeming, and via Zoom.
Email Martin email@example.com for an invitation. Cost: $10
Dramatic Reading and Music Celebrating Judith Minty’s Yellow Dog Journal
Watch the recording on the Peter White Library YouTube Channel https://youtu.be/2oBLafSUobs
Travel Marquette Great Lakes Poetry Festival Gallery Reception Friday July 29, 3-5 PM
In conjunction with Peter White Public Library, a gallery reception will be held at Travel Marquette for the Great Lakes Poetry Broadside Exhibit.
Come mingle with the artists, listen to live readings, and enjoy free refreshments!
These pieces were collected for the Great Lakes Poetry Festival in April and will remain hung until the end of August. For Details
Great Lakes Poetry Festival events
featuring Marquette Poets Circle members
Marquette Poets Circle members joined the U.P. Poet Laureate M. Bartley Seigel and previous laureates: Martin Achatz and Andrea Scarpino in sharing poems on a “Talking Winter Poet Tree” at Peter White Library’s Winter Wonderland. Visitors to the tree could scan red tags and hear the poets read their poems in a virtual gallery.
Congratulations to Milton Bates. You can read his winning poem at the PSM website.
For the month of October 2021, the Marquette Poets Circle created an interactive gallery of broadsides and artwork with their poetry called Herstory: The Women Who Inspire Us at the Huron Mountain Gallery in Peter White Public Library. The art and poetry can be viewed in this virtual gallery
HERSTORY Exhibit Photos
Congratulations to the Marquette Poet Circle awarded the 2021 Arts Organization by the City of Marquette
For the City of Marquette Art Week 2021, the Marquette Poets Circle created a gallery of broadsides with their poetry in conjunction with Peter White Public Library. The broadsides can be viewed in this virtual gallery
The Marquette Poets made postcard poems for the Chocolay Bayou Nature Preserve’s Art Walk in August. Pictured member, Terri Bocklund had guests draw a postcard from the feeder and read it aloud to their delight.
Find Free Poetry from
Pyre Publishing – contact Pyre Publications