Saturday, September 26, 2015

OCTOBER again....

Lots of fun activities this month-don't miss out, check your schedules and come join us. Oct 8th is National Poetry Day.

Tu, Oct 6th, 2-4 pm DIXIE POETS at St. George Library. Critiques-bring 8-10 copies of 1-2 poems for helpful suggestions from the group. New poets welcome.

Th, Oct 15, 7-9 pm REDROCK WRITERS poetry group will meet at Markay’s home, contact her for info <> All welcome.

M-Sat Oct 19-24 ST GEORGE BOOK FESTIVAL poetry events

Tu, Oct 20, 2-4 pm DIXIE POETS at the St. George Library in the community room in the basement. Special WORKSHOP "Paper, Pencil, Words and Music" by Candy Fowler-Utah Poet of the Year Free and open to the public.

Tu, Oct 20, 6-8 pm OPEN POETRY READINGS at Jazzy's on Bluff Street-bring material suitable for families. 8-10 pm RAP POETRY (adult subject material) organized by Darren Edwards.

Sat, Oct 24, 10 am Youth Poetry Contest Award Program at Heritage Square, 11 am-Candy Lish Fowler will read from her Book of the Year On A Road That Knows Me.

Th, Oct 29th , 7-9 pm Candy Lish Fowler-UTSPS Poet of the Year will present a program and readings from her Book of the Year On A Road That Knows Me. 


Sep 1-Dec 1 entries due for  Chaparral Poetry Contest rulesSee the details here on this contest for adults. Great prizes presented at Redrock Writers Seminar Mar 4, 2016. Marie Tollstrup-Chair.

Oct 1-14 Youth Poetry Contest with the theme this year of I WONDER... Helpers needed for the contest and other activities. Opportunity to sell your books at Book Expo on Sat, Oct 24th. 

Check out the UTAH STATE POETRY SOCIETY BLOG-it features many of our Dixie Poets with their bios, photo and a poem. Go to or see for info on how to join.

UTSPS April 2016 Contest Rules. See rules and entry dates.