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is a program launched in 2004 by Shoshauna Shy in Madison, Wisconsin, with the mission of bringing poetry out of the libraries, bookstores and classrooms into the general public arena. Calls for submissions are conducted largely via cyberspace.


     April 2013 article about B-Cycle poets:Parallel Press

     March 2013 article about poetic bikes: Madison Commons

     July 2012 issue featuring Jim Pollock's haiku marquee project: Verse Wisconsin

     July 2011 issue featuring Jawbreaker Poets:Verse Wisconsin

     2011 Woodrow Hall Jumpstart Initiative funds for StreetcART: Verse Wisconsin

     2010 essay in Verse Wisconsin: Verse Wisconsin


Questions? shoshaunashy@yahoo.com