Thursday, July 31, 2014

AUGUST Activities


Tues, August 5, 2-4 pm DIXIE POETS at the St. George Library downstairs. Lesson by Markay Brown on ideas gained from National Fed. of State Poetry Societies conference in SLC. Then critiques-bring 8-10 copies of 1-2 poems for helpful suggestions from the group. New poets always welcome.

Tues, August 19, 2-4 pm DIXIE POETS at the St. George Library downstairs. Critiques-bring 8-10 copies of 1-2 poems for helpful suggestions from the group. New people always welcome.

Thurs, August 21, 7-9 pm REDROCK WRITERS poetry group will meet at Markay Brown's for critiques, for more info email <nadbmarb@gmail.com> All welcome.

COMING UP

Oct 20-25 St. George Book Festival, have a book to sell or want to help? See details-there will be YOUTH POETRY CONTEST sponsored by DIXIE POETS.

http://www.stgeorgebookfestival.org/

Thursday, June 26, 2014

JULY ACTIVITIES


Tues, July 1, 2-4 pm DIXIE POETS at the St. George Library downstairs. Lesson by Alma Richie on ideas gained from National Fed. of State Poetry Societies conference in SLC. Then critiques-bring 8-10 copies of 1-2 poems for helpful suggestions from the group. New poets always welcome.

Tues July 15, 2-4 pm DIXIE POETS at the St. George Library downstairs. Critiques-bring 8-10 copies of 1-2 poems for helpful suggestions from the group. New people always welcome.

Thurs, July 17, 7-9 pm REDROCK WRITERS poetry group will meet at Markay Brown's for critiques, for more info email <nadbmarb@gmail.com> All welcome.

COMING UP

Oct 20-25 St. George Book Festival, have a book to sell or want to help? See details-there will be YOUTH POETRY CONTEST sponsored by DIXIE POETS.

http://www.stgeorgebookfestival.org/


Friday, May 30, 2014

SUMMERTIME ACTIVITIES


Tues, June 3, 2-4 pm DIXIE POETS beginning of summer annual PARTY. Bring a potluck dish, come on time. We'll eat first, then read some poems we've all brought to share and hopefully our Pres. Alma Richie will entertain us with some magic tricks. Bring spouse or friends-all welcome. To be held at the Community Bldg behind the Sr. Citizen Ctr. at 250 N 200 E in St. George. Lots of FUN, FOOD and FRIENDSHIP.

Tues June 17, 2-4 pm DIXIE POETS at the St. George Library downstairs. Critiques-bring 8-10 copies of 1-2 poems for helpful suggestions from the group. New people always welcome.

Thurs, June 19, 7 pm REDROCK WRITERS poetry group will meet at Markay Brown's for critiques, for more info email <nadbmarb@gmail.com>

DON'T MISS...

June 1, 2014 DEADLINE for UTAH SINGS 9th publication of UTSPS, submit two poems-details.
http://www.utahpoets.com/publications/publications.html

June 15, 2014 DEADLINE for LEAGUE OF UTAH WRITERS Sept 12-13 writing conference  in SLC, for details see http://www.luwriters.org/pdf/writing-contest-categories2014.pdf. Also more on contest categories-see p. 5-LUW's Quill.

June 25-29, 2014 NFSPS National Federation of State Poetry Societies conference in SLC this year. Details see http://www.nfsps.com/Strophes2014Apr.pdf

Sunday, April 27, 2014

MAYDAY coming UP!



Tues, May 6, 2-4 pm DIXIE POETS at the St. George Library downstairs. Critiques-bring 8-10 copies of 1-2 poems for helpful suggestions from the group. New people welcome. We’ll be working on table decorations for the NFSPS convention in SLC in June for the first hour then do critiques. Bring a copy of 10 winter poems, print one per sheet then roll and wrap with gray, blue or silver ribbon for table favors.

Thurs, May 15, 7-8 pm SECOND THURSDAY POETRY READINGS at Barnes and Noble, bring poetry to share. Public invited. 

Tues May 20, 2-4 pm DIXIE POETS at the St. George Library downstairs. Critiques-bring 8-10 copies of 1-2 poems for helpful suggestions from the group. New people always welcome.

Thurs, May 22, 7 pm REDROCK WRITERS poetry group will meet at Markay Brown's for critiques, for more info email <nadbmarb@gmail.com>

Congratulations:
1. Poets who were published in DSU’s SOUTHERN QUILL and honored at a reception: Marilyn Ball, Lin Floyd, Barbara Funke, Marie Tollstrup and Betty Vickers.


l-r Barbara, Lin, Marie and Marilyn. (Betty not shown)
2. Also congrats to Marleen Bussma for her latest recognitions in Cowboy Poetry excellence. See her website: http://www.cowboypoetry.com/marleenbussma.htm

3. Kudos to those poets from Dixie who won recognition in UTSPS annual spring conference in SLC in late April.

DON'T MISS...

June 1, 2014 DEADLINE for UTAH SINGS 9th publication of UTSPS, submit two poems-details.
http://www.utahpoets.com/publications/publications.html

June 15, 2014 DEADLINE for LEAGUE OF UTAH WRITERS Sept 12-13 CONFERENCE for details see http://www.luwriters.org/pdf/writing-contest-categories2014.pdf. Also more on categories-see p. 5-LUW's Quill.

June 25-29, 2014 NFSPS National Federation State Poetry Society conference in SLC this year. DEADLINE to Register is MAY 20th, details see http://www.nfsps.com/Strophes2014Apr.pdf



Monday, March 31, 2014

Spring into APRIL-National POETRY MONTH

Tues, Apr 15, 2-4 pm DIXIE POETS at the St. George Library downstairs. Critiques-bring 8-10 copies of 1-2 poems for helpful suggestions from the group. New people welcome.Tues April 1, 2-4 pm DIXIE POETS at the St. George Library downstairs. Lesson by Gary Christian on "Prose poetry" and critiques-bring 8-10 copies of 1-2 poems for helpful suggestions from the group. New people welcome.

Fri, April 4, 7 pm Poetry and Music at the St. George Tabernacle-free to all.

Tue, April 8 5:30-7 pm HERITAGE WRITER'S GUILD and BLUE RAVEN ART STUDIO in Kayenta's Coyote Gulch present POETRY to ART Reception. Free program, and refreshments served. All Welcome 

Thurs, April 10, 7-8 pm SECOND THURSDAY POETRY READINGS at Barnes and Noble, bring poetry to share. Public invited. 


Thurs, April 17, 7 pm REDROCK WRITERS poetry group will meet at Markay Brown's for critiques, for more info email <nadbmarb@gmail.com>

Fri, Sat- April 25-26, 2014 UTSPS Conference in SLC details coming later, register by Apr 1 for discount. More info http://www.utahpoets.com/events/2014/UTSPS_FestivalRegistration2014.pdf.pdf

PHOTOS of POETRY IN THE PARK http://lettersfromlin.blogspot.com/2014/03/poetry-in-park-2014.html and MESQUITE FINE ARTS RECEPTION http://lettersfromlin.blogspot.com/2014/03/mesquite-art-salon-reception.html

DON'T MISS...

June 1, 2014 DEADLINE for UTAH SINGS 9th publication of UTSPS, submit two poems-details.
http://www.utahpoets.com/publications/publications.html

June 15, 2014 DEADLINE for LEAGUE OF UTAH WRITERS Sept 12-13 CONFERENCE for details see http://www.luwriters.org/pdf/writing-contest-categories2014.pdf. Also more on categories-see p. 5-LUW's Quill.

June 25-29, 2014 NFSPS National Federation State Poetry Society conference in SLC this year. DEADLINE to Register is MAY 20th, details see http://www.nfsps.com/Strophes2014Apr.pdf

Friday, February 28, 2014

MARCH ACTIVITIES

Wow this month is loaded with POETRY EVENTS

Tues March 4, 2-4 pm DIXIE POETS at the St. George Library downstairs. Lesson by Karma Wasden and critiques-bring 8-10 copies of 1-2 poems for helpful suggestions from the group. New people welcome.

Thurs, Mar 13 7-8 pm SECOND THURSDAY POETRY READINGS at Barnes and Noble, bring some poetry to share. Public invited. CANCELLED

Mar 13, 2014 3-5 pm (Nevada time) Reception with food for poets and artists at Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery on 
15 W. Mesquite Blvd in Mesquite, Nevada.

Thurs, Mar 13, 7 pm REDROCK WRITERS poetry group that meets at Markay Brown's for critiques will be held on the 2nd Th instead of the 3rd Th because of REDROCK WRITERS SEMINAR meetings:

Tues, Mar 18, 2-4 pm DIXIE POETS at the St. George Library downstairs. Critiques-bring 8-10 copies of 1-2 poems for helpful suggestions from the group. New people welcome.


Th. Mar 20 7-8 pm CHAPARRAL YOUTH CONTEST winners will read this poems at the Opera House in St. George followed by OPEN POETRY READINGS 8-9 pm.

Fri, Mar 21st 9-4pm POETRY IN THE PARK at Zion Park-details below on Feb. entry. Carpool available

Fri Mar 21th- 7-8 pm SPEAKERS from REDROCK SEMINAR will speak briefly introducing their topics for Saturday's seminar. Free to public. 8-9 pm CHAPPAREL ADULT CONTEST winners will be announced and poetry read.

Sat, Mar 22nd REDROCK SEMINAR 9 am to 4 pm see details on http://redrockwriters.org

Fri, Sat- April 25-26, 2014 UTSPS Conference in SLC details coming later, register by Apr 1 for discount. More info http://www.utahpoets.com/events/2014/UTSPS_FestivalRegistration2014.pdf.pdf

June 25-29, 2014 NFSPS Natl. Fed. State Poetry Society conference in SLC this year. DEADLINE to Register is MAY 20th, details see http://www.nfsps.com/Strophes2014Apr.pdf

DEADLINES COMING SOON


Mar 1-original poetry for artists to use, April 1st-poetry written for art, April 8-RECEPTION, see details in flyer.



















Sat, MAR 15, 2014-DEADLINE for NFSPS conference in SLC this year on June 25-29. See details http://www.nfsps.com/poetry_contests.htm


June 1, 2014 DEADLINE for UTAH SINGS 9th publication of UTSPS, submit two poems-details.
http://www.utahpoets.com/publications/publications.html

June 15, 2014 DEADLINE for LEAGUE OF UTAH WRITERS Sept 12-13 CONFERENCE for details see http://www.luwriters.org/pdf/writing-contest-categories2014.pdf. Also more on categories-see p. 5-LUW's Quill.


Thursday, January 30, 2014

FEBRUARY is HERE!

Wed, Feb 19, 3:15-6 pm ENGLISH QUEST poetry and prose judges needed for Pine View HS-contact Gary Christian for more info.
Lots going on this month....plus coming soon POETRY IN THE PARK Mar 21, 2014 and REDROCK WRITERS SEMINAR Mar 22, 2014-see http://redrockwriters.org for more info.


Tues Feb 4, 2-4 pm DIXIE POETS at the St. George Library downstairs. Lesson and critiques-bring 8-10 copies of 1-2 poems for helpful suggestions from the group. New people welcome.

Thurs, Feb 13 7-8 pm SECOND THURSDAY POETRY READINGS at Barnes and Noble, bring some valentine-love poetry or whatever. Public invited.


Tues, Feb 18, 2-4 pm DIXIE POETS at the St. George Library downstairs. Critiques-bring 8-10 copies of 1-2 poems for helpful suggestions from the group. New people welcome.

Thurs, Feb 20, 7 pm REDROCK WRITERS poetry group meets at Markay Brown's for critiques.

COMING SOON

















Mar 13, 2014 4-6 pm Reception for poets and artists at Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery

April 25-26, 2014 UTSPS Conference in SLC details coming later http://utahpoets.com

June 25-29, 2014 NFSPS Natl. Fed. State Poetry Society conference in SLC this year. CONTEST ENTRIES DUE MAR 15, 2014. See details http://www.nfsps.com/poetry_contests.htm