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  Jessica L. Crenshaw, CW.

 International Poet, Author, Communications Consultant

Spartan City Poetry Club

National Club! Local Roots!

We are a Club for adults who have a passion for poetry & writing. We meet one Saturday afternoon a month, & our meetings are filled with soulful poetry readings, awesome games, & talented Special Guests! Travel with us on our Memphis Art Field Trips. Join the fun & experience one of the Nation's premier poetry groups!  We Are Developing Writing Warriors & Keeping Tennessee Creative! We mix poetic lines with good times! If you have any questions, please email [email protected] 



Want to book the Spartan City Poetry Club to perform or host your next event?
Please make a $50 donation today! Proceeds go towards our Community Outreach Efforts!




We are celebrating our 6 YEAR Anniversary!! (April 2011-April 2017)







Become a Member today! Here's What You Need to Know:




General Information:

Cordova Branch Library

8457 Trinity Road

Cordova, TN 38016

Large Meeting Room A

Phone Number:  901-415-2764



Next Event:

Saturday June, 2017

Event: Elevation Book Expo

Join us for the first annual Elevation Book Expo!

We will feature new Mid-South Authors, give away

prizes, & more! Fun for the whole family!

  • Free Entry
  • Book Sales 
  • Author Meet & Greet
  • Book Signings & Photos






2017 Upcoming Meetings:


Time: 3PM-5PM


  • July 15
  • August 26
  • September 16
  • October 21 
  • November 18
  • December 9



We are Developing Writing Warriors by:

  • Creating & developing a new generation of poets
  • Passing on the love of poetry through field trips & events
  • Hosting events that are entertaining, educational, & inspirational
  • Being an organization where writing, literacy, & poetry is the focus




Club Honors (As Recognized from Specified Organizations):

  • Memphis Arts Organization: The Tri-State Defender 
  • National Arts Organization: Black Writers And Book Clubs Literacy Festival
  • Memphis Arts Organization: CreativeMemphis
  • Memphis Artist Resource Representative: ArtsMemphis
  • West Tennessee Writers Resource Representative: Humanities Tennessee
  • Featured Art Club: Connecting Memphis
  • Featured Art Club: Cordova Commercial Appeal






To buy this book & donate: please click on the book cover!


The Voices of Warriors are poems written to shed lights of hope and healing. In this book, you will read poems about courage, confidence, and compassion to encourage the warrior inside of you to be brave, fearless, and strong fighters when facing struggles and conflicts in life. This book will not only help you but help someone else. We have chosen local Memphis charities to be the recipients from the proceeds of this book. We are grateful for your purchase and hope you will enjoy what you read. 


All proceeds to benefit the Golden Cross Senior Ministries! This organization aids low to no income Memphis & Mid-South Senior Citizens! 


Take a peek at their website: http://goldencross.org/


The Spartan City Poetry Club is changing Memphis one word, one poem, & one life at a time! Join us today!


National Club! Local Roots!









Caution: Poets at Play!




We Want to Thank our Awesome Partners! Together, We are making a better Memphis!

  • www.memphislibrary.org
    www.memphislibrary.org
  • humanitiestennessee.org
    humanitiestennessee.org
  • www.localmemphis.com
    www.localmemphis.com
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    www.entrememphis.com
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  • creativememphispodcast.com
    creativememphispodcast.com
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  • www.commercialappeal.com
    www.commercialappeal.com
  • demiarts.com
    demiarts.com
  • beyondthestroke.com
    beyondthestroke.com
  • itsanartthing.org
    itsanartthing.org
  • www.midsouthfoodbank.org
    www.midsouthfoodbank.org
  • www.cbpublish.com
    www.cbpublish.com
  • www.facebook.com/meekiesmunchies
    www.facebook.com/meekiesmunchies
  • www.rhodes.edu
    www.rhodes.edu
  • www.southwest.tn.edu
    www.southwest.tn.edu
  • chapter16.org
    chapter16.org
  • www.neosoulville.com
    www.neosoulville.com
  • Facebook: Stellar Cellar
    Facebook: Stellar Cellar
  • bwabcliteracyfestival.com
    bwabcliteracyfestival.com
  • www.artsmemphis.org
    www.artsmemphis.org
  • connectingmemphis.com
    connectingmemphis.com
www.memphislibrary.org
www.memphislibrary.org