Lineup for the launch of Yucky Poetry

Lineup for the launch of Yucky Poetry

Announcing the first group of Yucky poets: Emily Sipiora, Mallory Smart and John McCracken!

Mallory Smart is a writer from Chicago, Illinois. Her work has appeared in Thought Catalog, Metatron, theEEEL by tNY Press, among others. She runs a small press called Maudlin House and has a cat. Together they will drink coffee and see the world. Follow her @malsmart

Emily Sipiora is a writer from Rockford, Illinois. Her book, ‘Mark All As Read,’ is available from Bottlecap Press. She lives in Chicago and studies pre-law at Northeastern Illinois University

John McCracken’s work is about understanding your roots, dealing with grief or mental illness, and the aspects of life that tie these things together. His work has previously appeared in Illumination Journal and Glass Mountain. He is currently the co-creator of Rare Byrd Review, a journal for junior high and high school writers and artists.

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Yucky Poetry is here!

Yucky Poetry is here!

Announcing………………….YUCKY POETRY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Yucky Poetry is a poetry performance series in Madison, WI that promotes and showcases the work of young and exciting writers from the Midwest and beyond. Yucky poetry is managed by Greg Zorko.

Yucky Poetry is about thrilling, fresh, memorable and hype-filled poetry readings. Yucky Poetry is about connection, friendship, sharing and fun. A reading should be just as memorable as a concert, and at Yucky Poetry we are determined to create a lively, high energy and extremely emo vibe. Please cry, or shout, or laugh, or scream. It’s what you are here to do.

Yucky Poetry is currently seeking its first batch of readers for its launch reading in July, 2017. If you would like to participate, or if you would like to suggest a reader for a Yucky reading, or if you just have questions, plz email Yucky Poetry at: