The Alcott is excited to have several poets teach the Art of Poetry in a workshop.

Tyler Shay: performed for the Midwest Word Fest and was a Featured poet for 2016 Clandestine Poetry.

Samantha Slupski: hosts for Clandestine Poetry, was a Midwest Word Fest performer, a Lawrence Poetry Slam winner in April, is Competing in the Texas Grand Slam Poetry Festival in the last week of September, and has performed in gallery openings across town.

Fredrick Sims: a three time winner of the Kansas City Poetry Slam. Has performed at Midwest Word Fest, P4CM Poetry Slam and with Nate Nall Jazz Quintet.

Gemma Campanini: of "Oh Snap" Poetry Open Mic which is curently in it's second year in The Lake of the Ozarks

Noah Weaver: Winner of the "Micro Slam at the Midwest Word Fest".v

This workshop is open to anyone 13 and up who is interesting in picking up a pen and paper or bringing a laptop/phone and sharing their voice. This workshop will go from 2:00 to 5:00 PM. Cost $15 also gets you into the Open Mic/Slam event afterwards.

The workshop will be open to future poets of all ages and there will be a poetry slam with a prize for anyone under the age of 18 who took the workshop to compete in it with your new poem.

There will be an Open Mic starting at 6:00 PM with a $5 admission where anyone is welcome to get on stage and share their work.

The Alcott is NOT ADA Accessible, sorry for any inconvenience.

For more info contact us at 913-233-2787