Jessica L. Crenshaw, CW.

 International Poet, Author, Consultant, Speaker

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 

We are committed to making a better Memphis!
Please make a donation today! Proceeds go towards our Community Outreach Efforts!

We are celebrating our 7 YEAR Anniversary!! (April 2011-April 2018)

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

  • Free to Join
  • Attend Meetings & Events
  • Have a Positive Attitude
  • Have Fun
  • Tell Others about the Group
  • Interested? Email us at

General Information:

Cordova Branch Library

8457 Trinity Road

Cordova, TN 38016

Large Meeting Room A

Phone Number:  901-415-2764

2018 Upcoming Meetings:

Time: 4PM-6PM

  • January 20 (Member's Only Meeting)
  • February 17
  • March 17
  • April 28
  • May 12
  • June 9
  • July 28
  • August 18
  • September 15
  • October 20
  • November 10
  • December 8

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 New 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
  • Featured Art Club: High Ground News

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! 

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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!