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Blackout Poetry: Halloween Edition

October 24 @ 6:30 pm

Join Whitty Books for an evening of fun and creativity at Heirloom Rustic Ales, this time with a spooky twist! We’ll bring all of the supplies for you to work on your own blackout poetry; a judge will choose their 3 favorites and ask the writers of the winning three to read them aloud. The first-place winner will receive a $50 gift card for Heirloom Rustic Ales. This time we’ll give extra consideration to scary or macabre poems.
We’ll also have a pop-up with some of our favorite horror and horror-adjacent books and, as always, costumes are encouraged but not required.
How do you make a blackout poem?
It’s simple– grab a page from a book, blackout the words you don’t want to use, repeat as necessary! It is a great way to get past the intimidation of the blank page, try your hand at writing poetry for the first time, or get past a bout of writer’s block.
For more info about blackout poetry, check out some of these sources:
Come have a beer and do some writing!


October 24
6:30 pm
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Whitty Books
(918) 921-4030
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Heirloom Rustic Ales
2113 E. Admiral Blvd.
Tulsa, OK 74110 United States
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(918) 292-8757
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