Founded in Ann Arbor, Michigan, The Crazy Wisdom Poetry Circle presents live, virtual readings by a variety of poets and writers. Bookmark us to stay current with our scheduled events or, if you are a WordPress user, “follow” us. You can also visit our YouTube Channel for videos of past readings and follow us on Facebook.

Next Reading Event
June 28, 2023,  7 – 8:30 PM Via Zoom

DericPollardDerek Pollard is Editor of the Poets on Poetry Series at University of Michigan Press. A widely published poet, book critic, longtime educator, and workshop leader, he founded Constellar Creative, a creative agency that specializes in content marketing and copywriting. His most recent poetry collection is On the Verge of Something Bright and Good.

TBlackhawkTerry Bohnhorst Blackhawk founded and for twenty years directed the InsideOut Literary Arts Project for Detroit students. Her poetry has won the John Ciardi Prize (for Escape Artist), the 2010 Pablo Neruda Prize, and a Kresge fellowship. Her fifth book, One Less River, was a Top 2019 Indie Poetry title. Her latest chapbook is Maumee, Maumee.

Email cwpoetrycircle@gmail.com for Zoom link

Click registration on the menu above or email cwpoetrycircle@gmail.com to request the meeting link. The Zoom Link will be emailed to you a day or two before the event. (If you have attended an event in the past two years, you are already registered to receive links to all live reading events.)

Featured reader is followed by an open mic. 
Your hosts for the Poetry Circle’s Live Events:
Ed Morin, David Jibson and Lissa Perrin.








Readings are scheduled for the 4th Wednesday of each month (except for December and August). Events feature a reading by one or more well-published writers, followed by an Open Mic at which anyone is welcome to read something of their own or a favorite poem.


On the second Wednesday of the month, we hold a relaxed and informal poetry workshop. Anyone is welcome to participate. At a workshop you are encouraged to present a poem you are working on for positive and constructive comments by your peers. We hold workshops online via Zoom. Write us at cwpoetrycircle@gmail.com to receive the link on the day before the workshop). Read the guidelines for our poetry workshops HERE.

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