Welcome!

We are a collective of poets and writers who believe in the power of language to convey truth and promote peace. Our members are spoken word artists, published authors, and new and emerging writers.

Our founder and partners are from Howard, Anne Arundel, and Frederick Counties; members and friends of the collective come from across Maryland. We perform live in the Maryland, greater Washington, D.C area and by remote anywhere.


Latest Blog Posts

  • Our Busy Summer

    Ready to hear what we’ve been up to for the past couple months? We’ve been busy! In June, ECP&P partnered with artist Elaine Weiner-Reed for an ekphrastic event, Mask & […]


  • Patti’s Recent Activity & Press

    Patti Ross has been busy with readings and interviews. She even made it through semi-finals in a slam competition! Here are just a couple of recent examples… Most recently, Patti […]


  • WOWPS Volunteer Fun

    Yesterday, Patti and Kari had a blast at WOW Poetry Slam. Kari had signed up to volunteer and Patti was taking a workshop in the next room. Staff was short […]


Coming Events

Upcoming Events

See and follow our full page of current and past events at https://ecpoetryandprose.org/events/list/.