Located in Champaign-Urbana IL we are committed to building community and strong individual voices through the power and practice of poetry.
Open Mics at the Red Herring Coffee House every Thursday. Want to sharpen your Open Mic skills - now's your chance
Please join us for stimulating discussion, witty banter and as always a great time!
Once a week - every week - we meet in person to workshop and share our own poetry and those from favorite authors as well as discuss poetry related topics and issues
Bringing poetry and music to the public -
We are always on the look out for new venues. Performing is not only fun but builds Character - as they used to say, free yourself to speak your heart and mind whatever life throws your way and learn to effectively share your passions with your audience
Publishing, Outreach and Internet Resources
Although our main focus is and always will be local in person poetry sharing and events, this web site is dedicated to being an online community forum and resource guide for all those brave souls "seeking the richness and diversity of existence"
Share with us your vision and voice