Wednesday, August 31, 2016


Tu, Sept 6 (and Oct 4), 2-4 pm DIXIE POETS at Senior Citizen Center  245 North 200 West in St. George. Lesson and critiques-bring 8-10 copies of 1-2 poems for helpful suggestions from the group. New poets always welcome. (Bring $1 donation for use of the facility.)

Th, Sept 15 (and Oct 20) REDROCK WRITERS poetry group will meet at Markay’s home at 7 pm, contact her<> FIRST before coming. All welcome.

Tu, Sept 20 (and Oct 18) 2-4 pm DIXIE POETS at St. George Sr. Citizen Center. Critiques-bring 8-10 copies of 1-2 poems for helpful suggestions from the group. New poets always welcome.


Mon, Oct 2, 5:30-7pm Free Poetry Reading by Simeon  Berry at DSU, see details on flyer.

Tu Oct 11 1:30-3 pm SPECIAL EVENT-UTSPS Poet of the Year-Dee Rygh is coming from SLC to read excerpts from his winning book at the St. George public library-Community Room A. Free to the public, for paid members of UTSPS come and recieve your copy of his book My Big Red Scream

CONFERENCE-Coming next Spring Festival of Literary Arts
Photo-KayCee Clark
Fri-March 3, 2017-POETRY IN THE PARK with Rosemerry Wahtola-Trommer, award winning Western Slope Poet Laureate from Colorado presenting a workshop on Metaphors Everywhere. Save this weekend for a Z-Arts lecture by our visiting poet on Th nite March 2 in Springdale, and Sat March 4- Redrock Writers Seminar. More details, see


1. ARIZONA STATE POETRY SOCIETY CONTEST See for details. Not due till October 1st.

2. YOUTH POETRY CONTEST sponsored by Dixie Poets AND Washington County School District. Theme: Free to... Entrees due Oct 1-12th. More details coming. Youth 1st-12th grades.

3. Redrock Writers CHAPARRAL CONTESTS for adults anywhere, and youth from St. George area. Entries due Sept 1-Dec1, 2016. Details at

4. More Contests listed in STROPHES NFSPS's Oct 2016 newsletter. See