- Madison Arts Commission:
(formerly CitiARTS) grant programs distributes funds
to Madison artists and non-profit arts organizations. http://www.cityofmadison.com/mac/index.cfm
Spoken Word Collective:
Monthly slam and open mike 3rd Saturdays; monthly workshop. firstname.lastname@example.org
For Wisconsin Writers: Annual Wisconsin Writing
Awards; $500 for book-length poetry published in previous calendar year;
deadline Jan. SASE for rules to P.O. Box 55322, Madison, WI 53705-55322
or see www.wiswriters.org
is a cooperative program between writers in the sister
states of Wisconsin amd Hessen, Germany. Dirk Huelstrunk visited Madison
in 2003 (if you missed hearing his excellent "Poem against War,"
read it here)
and recently in 2011; Madison poet Matt Guenette did a resisency in
Germany in 2010.
non-profit Web site created by the Cultural Coalition to promote culture
including, arts, humanities and history in Wisconsin.
Arts Board 608-267-2027; FAX 608-267-0380. Mark Fraire
handles their Fellowship awards to individual artists in poetry (among
other disciplines). His direct phone number is 608-264-8191 and his
email is email@example.com.
Assembly for Local Arts:
a resource for artists, arts organizations, arts supporters,
arts audiences, and Wisconsin's future. Arts, community, and advocacy
news and updates, technical assistance and nonprofit management information,
links to the local, state, regional, national and international galaxy
of cultural individuals and organizations, Wisconsin arts jobs, link
to Assembly members' websites, join. Anne Katz, Executive Director,
P.O. Box 1054, Madison, WI 53701-1054. (608) 255-8316, (608) 255-0334
fax, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fellowship of Poets: The
only state-wide poet's organization. Anyone can join. The
WFOP holds state-wide conferences in spring and fall. The
(Madison-area) VP is James
Roberts. You can reach him at: 324 Kedzie St. #30, Madison, WI
53704, (608) 242-7340, JRob52162@aol.com,
or call Richard Roe at (608)831-8947 or e-mail email@example.com
for more information. The Museletter is mailed to members quarterly;
write the editor, Christine Falk, at 9556 Upper 205th St. W, Lakeville,
MN 55044 or e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Regional Writer's Association: Serves as
an umbrella organization for writing groups throughout Wis. $25/year
Quarterly newsletter, contests, state-wide conferences in spring and
fall. See www.wrwa.net.
Academy of American Poets: The
largest poetry organization in the country, it supports American poets
at all stages of their careers and fosters the appreciation of contemporary
poetry. Many, many programs and funds. www.poets.org/index.cfm.
Haiku Society of America The Midwest Region has an active chapter. http://www.hsa-haiku.org/regions/midwest.htm
Federation of State Poetry Societies: Listing
of state poetry organizations as well as the contests and activities
they sponsor. www.NFSPS.com.
Society of America: A
wide variety of programs, awards, and resources. www.poetrysociety.org/
info about local & national associations useful to
poets to email@example.com