Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Fall POETRY Activities

DIXIE POETS a chapter of UTSPS-Utah State Poetry Society will continue meeting the 1st and 3rd Thursdays from 2-4 pm at the St. George library in the basement conference room. Alma Richie is president. Annual membership fee is $25 payable to UTSPS (www.utahpoets.com) our organization for poetry throughout the state. For your membership you automatically become a member of the Nation Federation of State Poetry Societies-NFSPS (www.nfsps.com). Membership gives you two books of poetry and many other state and national benefits. Dixie Poets Chapter suggests a local chapter annual contribution of $5 which can be paid at a Tuesday meeting.

REDROCK WRITERS-a new UTSPS chapter that will start meeting on the third Thursday of October. Check out their website (www.redrockwriters.org) for more info. Officers will be elected in October. You are welcome to join either chapter (Dixie Poets or Redrock Writers) and attend the meetings of both as suits your needs and time schedule. Check out their Chaparral Poetry Contest at their website. Entries due before Jan 10, 2014.

Oct-Dec 2013

Tues, Oct 18-19-SOUTHERN UTAH BOOK FESTIVAL-Jon Sebba-UTSPS Poet of the Year will be visiting and reading his poetry for the Friday banquet and on Sat 11 am for adults. More details.
Fri-Sat, Oct 25-26 Annual KANAB Writers Conference http://kanabwritersconference.com/

Tues, Nov 5-DIXIE POETS-lesson TBA followed by critiques.

Thurs, Nov 14, REDROCK WRITERS Second Thursday Open Poetry Readings 7pm at Barnes and Noble-high school students from PineView will be attending. All welcome to join us.

Tues, Dec 3-Annual POTLUCK Christmas party 2-4 pm place TBA

Tues, Dec 17-Poetry Critiques at the library.

CONTEST NEWS-http://www.pw.org/