Welcome to the Mad Poets Society
The Mad Poets Society is an integral part of the Philadelphia writing community. With more than 100 members in six states, we are an active organization of poets and writers who have joined together for camaraderie and critique with heart, to celebrate the creative soul and to promote the literary arts. The Mad Poets offers dozens of events each year, including master classes, informative workshops, informal critique circles, open mic nights, and poetry readings featuring talented local poets and distinguished regional and national writers.
More about us…
- 3RD ANNUAL PHILADELPHIA POETRY FESTIVAL - In celebration of poetry month, The Philadelphia Poetry Festival will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2013, from 11 am to 4:30 p.m., in the Montgomery Auditorium,at the Philadelphia Free Library, 1901 Vine Street , Philadelphia , PA , 19103 . It is an afternoon dedicated to celebrating Greater Philadelphia poetry in all of its manifestations, and [...]
- Congrats to Three Mad Poets! - Congratulations to three Mad Poets on their awards in the annual Charlotte Miller Simon Poetry Contest given by the Ardmore Library. Joseph Dorazio won first prize and both Linda M. Fischer and Amy E. Laub received honorable mentions. The winners will be reading their poems at the awards ceremony tomorrow, Sunday, March 17, at 2:00 p.m. in [...]
- MUSEHOUSE’S BLARNEY NIGHT Featuring JOSEPH KINSOLVING, an Irish balladeer & Leprechaun - This Thursday, Musehouse, a center for literary arts based in Chestnut Hill, is sponsoring a night of Irish fun. Eileen, our fearless leader, is a board member, so head on out: support her, support Musehouse, and support writers, all while drinking beer & hanging out with a Leprechaun. Here’s Eileen’s note about the event: JOIN [...]