Saturday, April 30, 2016



Tu, June 7th, 2-4 pm DIXIE POETS at Senior Citizen Center  245 North 200 West in St. George Summer contest info and critiques-bring 8-10 copies of 1-2 poems for helpful suggestions from the group. New poets always welcome. (POTLUCK cancelled till fall because of scheduling problems.)

Tu, June 21st, 2-4 pm DIXIE POETS at St. George Sr. Citizen Center  245 N 200 W Room 3-4. Critiques-bring 8-10 copies of 1-2 poems for helpful suggestions from the group. New poets always welcome. CHANGE OF LOCATION for SUMMER through Aug!!

Th, June 16th, 7-9 pm REDROCK WRITERS poetry group will meet at Markay’s home, contact her for info <> FIRST before coming-may not be meeting during the summer? All welcome

Summer workshop  with Dr. David J. Rothman in July 20th-24th in Gunnison Colorado.

June 2016 Deadline for Rumi Poetry Club Anthology, more details: 26-40 lines long,capturing the spirit of place, time and people or expressing the joy, pain, reality and romance of life and love in Utah. Looking for fresh, unpublished poems, send a short bio and indicate the poems have not been published elsewhere and you own the copyright. Send to

June 11, 2016 8:30am-2:30pm Writing One Day Writing Workshop  Details: Don't miss this exciting writing one day workshop presented by Heritage Writers Guild at Dixie Applied Tech College 610 S. Airport Road (Old Airport) in St. George, outstanding speakers: on character creation, dialogue, business of writing, middle grade fantasy, cover design and illustration, building your platform, signing up for a pitch session with someone from Cedar Fort, and instruction on a computer writing program Schrivner. All for $30 for HWG members and $45 for non members, $25 for pitch season. Add $5 if paying at the door. Contact Marilyn Richardson for info 435 674-9792.  

June 12, 2016 Deadline for submission to League of Utah Writers poetry/prose contest. Details

CONGRATULATIONS to all winners of recent contests. See photos on Facebook-UTSPS page, or or 


UTAH DIVISION of ARTS and MUSEUMS Original Writing Competition, deadline June 24. See No entry fees, BIG PRIZES-$1000.  Category C-Book Length Collection of Poetry-min. 50 pages. Category $. Poetry-short collection of 10 poems for adults.

PANORAMA-UTSPS Panorama magazines for 2014 and 2015 are meeting some technical issues but will be delivered ASAP. All UTSPS paid members can submit poems to the 2016 Panorama, deadline between June 30-July 31. Details available on

Not due till October 1st. \