League of Minnesota Poets offers nine regional chapters throughout the state. Each provides local events, educational meetings, open mic nights, artist-poet collaborations, and much more:
- Heartland Poets meets in Brainerd Lakes area.
- Mississippi Valley Poets & Writers meets in the Twin Cities.
- Southern MN Poets meets in Mankato.
- Southeastern MN Poets call Rochester home.
- Grand View Poets are located in the St. Cloud/Sartell area.
- Story Portage meets in the Ely area.
- The Duluth Poetry Chapter meets weekly in the Duluth area.
- Cracked Walnut (link is external) based in the Twin Cities, specializes in performance, sets up readings and festivals throughout the state. (If you would like a reading organized in your area or if you would like to participate in a reading, contact www.crackedwalnut.com. (link is external).
- Penned Poets meets every Wednesday at 7 pm on Zoom.
Please visit each chapter’s link to find out what events are going on in your area. If there’s not a chapter in your area, consider joining Penned Poets online. If you are interested in starting a chapter in your area, please contact us. We will help you.
But Also… You can join the League of Minnesota Poets without joining a chapter and still receive all the benefits of membership.