Events

2019 Dr. Lily Peter Spring Celebration

April 13, 2019
Little Rock, AR
The 2019 Dr. Lily Peter Spring Celebration is scheduled for April 13 in the Cox Building, third floor, 120 River Market Avenue, Little Rock, Arkansas. Christine Henderson of Gin Creek Poets of Searcy will serve as Spring Celebration Chair. Featured speaker will be Professor H.K. (Heather) Hummel. Professor Hummel has a MFA in Creative Writing, University of Southern Main Stonecoast, and a MA in English Literature, Eastern Washington University. H.K. Hummel is a poet, writer, and teacher. She has written two books–Lessons in Breathing Underwater and Short-form Creative Writing: A Writer’s Guide and Anthology. She has also published two chapbooks–Boytreebird and Handmade Boats–and had work appear in a variety of literary journals and anthologies, including: Hudson Review, Chattahoochee Review, Fourth River, Booth, Forgotten Women: A Tribute in Poetry, If You Can Hear This: Poets Against an American Inauguration, and The Southern Poetry Anthology, Volume VI: Tennesse. She is an assistant professor of creative writing at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Poems to be critiqued by Professor Hummel at the conference should be received by Dennis Patton by February 28 — patton_dr@hotmail.com or Dennis Patton, 2512 Springhill Circle, Alexander, AR 72002.
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NFSPS Annual Meeting

June 23 – June 26, 2019
Santa Fe, New Mexico

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Contest entries are due March 15, 2019.  See details at nfsps.com.

2019 Poetry Day in Arkansas

October 19, 2019
Little Rock, AR

The 2019 Poetry Day in Arkansas celebration will be held October 19, 2019, at the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies in the Little Rock River Market area, 401 President Clinton Avenue, room 124, Little Rock, Arkansas. The event will be hosted by Poets’ Roundtable of Arkansas. Registration will begin at 9:15 am. Each year this conference honors Arkansas Poet Laureate Rosa Zagnoni Marinoni (1953-1970). As a result of her efforts to promote poetry in Arkansas, Governor Ben Laney proclaimed October 15, 1948, the first annual Poetry Day in Arkansas. More details to come.

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