Friday, August 18, 2017


Tu, Sep 5th-lesson to TBA (and Oct 3)-lesson LaVernna Johnson  2-4 pm DIXIE POETS at Senior Citizen Center  245 North 200 West in St. George. Newcomers always welcome.

Th Sep 7th 7 pm SPECIAL EVENT Free Lecture-UTAH POET LAUREATE-Paisley Rekdal at Canyon Community Center in Springdale. Carpool and+dinner in Zion?  Presented by Z-Arts.See details 

Tu, Sep 19 (and Oct 17) 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.

Th, Sep 21 (and Oct 19) REDROCK WRITERS poetry group will meet at Markay Brown’s home at 7 pm, email <> FIRST before coming. All welcome.

Th Sep 28-National Poetry Day (and Oct 26-Youth Poetry Contest Award Program) POETRY JAM at 7 pm at Social Hall next to Opera House located at corner of 2nd North and Main Street across from Post Office. Bring one or more poems to read. All ages welcome.


1. Entries for CHAPARRAL CONTEST 2018 entries due Sept 1-Dec 1, 2017.

2. YOUTH POETRY CONTEST that Dixie Poets sponsors:click to enlarge.

3. TBA last week of OCTOBER-readings by UTSPS Poet of the YEAR Anita Krotz who will bring her award winning book CROSSWINDS to distribute to UTSPS MEMBERS. Markay Brown will furnish details on this ASAP. 

4. Mark the date MARCH 1-2-3, 2018 for POETRY IN THE PARK and more: details at