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We are a nonprofit literary organization based in Springfield

, Illinois, home of our 16th U.S. president Abraham Lincoln. We are prou

d to serve central Illinois and have been doing so since 1993.

Our goal is to inspire and support the literary arts.

 Since 1999, our annual teen poetry anthology, Navigating the Mazehas reac
hed teens, their families and friends, and others around the world.
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The age of Coronavirus and the permanent closure of our beloved real-world venue, Robbie's Restaurant, has halted our in-person events, but Springfield Poets and Writers continues to host a monthly open mic, on the third Wednesday of every month, via Zoom Cloud Meeting. Link information for the October 21, 2020 "Poetry in Cyberspace: SPW Open Mic" is posted below.
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Poetry in CyberSpace: SPW Open Mic
Time: Oct 21, 2020 06:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89484436548?pwd=MmRHMkd0Rzl5K2dUOVdBMjd3MnNIUT09

Meeting ID: 894 8443 6548
Passcode: 263551
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Vachel Lindsay Home                      Past President Hugh Moore
            Navigating the Maze


The image below is the winning 25th anniversary t-shirt graphic designed by SPW member SamBDavis. It will be available on t-shirts soon through Zazzle.com.