January 30, 2022 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Monroe County Convention Center
302 S College Ave

Last Sunday Poetry Reading & Open Mic


Has been cancelled due to the omicron surge.

Someday, we will be beyond this.

Looking forward to in-person gatherings again!


Presented by the Writers Guild at Bloomington.


With guest Poets Alex Chambers and Colleen Wells

Followed by an Open Mic.



Sponsored in part by the Indiana Arts Commission

and the Bloomington Arts Commission


Free parking in the back.



Alex Chambers is a radio producer, educator, and host of WFIU’s Inner States, a show about art, culture, and how it all feels. He’s the co-creator of How to Survive the Future,

a podcast about the present, and has a book of poems called Bindings: A Preparation, about domestic life and empire. His poems have been published in Gulf Coast,

The Laurel Review, and elsewhere. He teaches audio storytelling at the IU Media School. When he’s not in the woods gathering sound, you might see him out for a run on the streets of Bloomington –

he’s been a dedicated aspiring half-marathoner for many years.




Colleen Wells believes writing can be a wonderful tool for healing, experiencing joy, and connecting people together to share their lives’ stories. 

Her work has appeared in Chicken Soup for the Adopted Soul, Gyroscope Review, The Potomac Review, The RavensPerch, The Voices Project,

and Veils, Halos and Shackles – International Poetry on the Oppression and Empowerment of Women among other publications.

Wells is a runner-up recipient of the Robert Frost Poetry Award in 2020. Her memoir, Dinner with Doppelgangers – A True Story of Madness and Recovery was released in 2015.




The Writers Guild at Bloomington is committed to fostering diversity, and welcomes members regardless of gender, race, sexual orientation, religious affiliation, and ability.

CANCELLED Last Sunday Poetry Reading & Open Mic
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