Tuesday, April 28, 2015

MAYDAY...winners galore!


CONGRATS to those who were part of the MESQUITE ART and POETRY reception held April 23.
See http://lettersfromlin.blogspot.com/2015/04/winning-feels-good.html Winners included: Lin Floyd, Bus Groves, Gary Christian, Marilyn Ball and Marie Tollstrup. Also participating was Kate Kirkham. It was fun!

DID YOU MISS THE UTSPS POETRY FESTIVAL IN MIDWAY? See photos and news on http://lettersfromlin.blogspot.com/2015/04/poetry-weekend-conference.html  Check out details and photos on UTSPS's new BLOG http://utahpoetry.blogspot.com CANDY FOWLER is our new UTAH POET OF THE YEAR!

2015 Poetry Festival at The Homestead in Midway, Utah
Posted by Josh Griffin on Monday, April 27, 2015


Fri, May 1, 5-6:30 pm Southern Quill Reception at DSU for those poets who had poems selected. Congrats to: Marilyn Ball, Marleen Bussma, Lin Floyd, Barbara Funke, Marie Tollstrup and Betty Vickers. See photos http://lettersfromlin.blogspot.com/2015/05/southern-quill-reception.html

Tues, May 5, 2-4 pm DIXIE POETS in the St. George Public Library. Review UTSPS conference in Midway held last month. Critiques-bring 8-12 copies of 1-2 poems for helpful suggestions from the group. New people always welcome.

Tues, May 19, 2-4 pm DIXIE POETS at the St. George Library,  critiques-bring 8-10 copies of 1-2 poems for helpful suggestions from the group. New poets welcome.

Thurs, May 21, 7-9 pm REDROCK WRITERS poetry group will meet at Markay’s home, contact her for more info.<nadbmarb@gmail.com> All welcome.

Tues, June 2, 2-4 pm Summer party for DIXIE POETS at the Veterans Community Center behind the Sr. Citizen Center in St. George, bring a pot luck item and a poem to share. Friends invited or partner. We will continue meeting during the summer on our regular schedule.


June 1st League of Utah Writers poetry and prose contest. Details at http://luw.org

June 26th-Deadline for Utah Dept of Arts and Museums contest: Ten unpublished poems. See details and video of this year's winners Markay Brown, Candy Fowler and Shane Williams. http://heritage.utah.gov/arts-and-museums/ops-competition-original-writing-competition

June 24-28, 2014 NFSPS Natl. Fed. State Poetry Society conference Discover the Treasure: Poetry's Place in the Sun in St. Petersburg, FLORIDA this year. Details click below: