PRA Branches

Poets’ Roundtable of Arkansas (PRA) currently has 10 branches statewide. Find one near you and visit a monthly meeting.

BAXTER COUNTY POETS’ ASSOCIATION – Mountain Home
Meetings:
1:00 p.m.  •  4th Friday monthly  •  3rd Friday, Nov. & Dec.
Location: 
Donald W. Reynolds Library, 300 Library Hill Ln, Mountain Home, AR 72653

President Elizabeth Dail
Vice President Stan Gray
Sec/Treasurer Debra Dail

GIN CREEK POETS – Searcy
Meetings:
 6:30 p.m. • 2nd Thursday monthly
Location:
Conference Room, Simmons 1st National Bank, 401 S Main St, Searcy, AR 72143

President John McPherson
Secretary/Treasurer Christine Henderson

POETS NORTHWEST – Springdale
Meetings:  1:00 p.m. •  1st Saturday monthly
Location: Springdale Library in the Childrens’ Room

President/Treasurer Harry McDermott

RIVER MARKET POETS – Little Rock
Meetings:  10 a.m.  •  2nd Saturday monthly
Location:  Cox Building, 120 River Market Ave, Little Rock, AR 72201
Contact: Laura Bridges 501-831-0341 or llough3@gmail.com

President Laura Bridges
Vice President Barbara Mulkey

RIVER POETS OF BATESVILLE – Batesville
Meetings:  6 p.m.  •  2nd Tuesday monthly
Location: 
UACCB Fine Arts Building, 2005 White Dr, Batesville, AR 72501

President Marla Bennett
Vice President Kitty Smith

ROUNDTABLE POETS OF HOT SPRINGS – Hot Springs
Meetings:
 1:30 pm  •  2nd Thursday monthly
Location:  Garland County Library, 1427 Malvern Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901
Contact: Marie Allison 501-262-3263 darrella@live.com

President Marie Allison
Vice President Bethel Kay Kymes
Secretary Delores Hinde
Parliamentarian Linda Woodberry
Historian Bethel Kymes
Counselor John Crawford

SALINE COUNTY BRANCH – Benton
Meetings:  1 p.m.  •  4th Saturday, Jan.–May & Sept.–Oct.  •  3rd Saturday, Nov. & Dec.  •  No meetings in the summer.
Location:  Ashley Street Fire Station, 220 S Main St, Benton, AR 72015
Contact: Dennis Patton 501-847-5328 patton_dr@hotmail.com

President Dennis Patton
Secretary-Treasurer Cathy Parker

SILOAM SPRINGS WRITERS – Siloam Springs
Meetings:  6 p.m.  •  2nd Monday monthly
Location: First Baptist Church, West Entrance, 2000 W. Dawn Hill Rd, Siloam Springs, AR 72761

President Ted Weathers
Secretary Rachel Kulp
Treasurer Jane Weathers
Historian Rosemary Matthews

SOUTH ARKANSAS POETS OF THE PINES – El Dorado

Meetings:  3:30 p.m.  •  2nd Tuesday monthly
Location:  Barton Library, 200 E 5th St, El Dorado, AR 71730

President Janet Ryan
Vice President Donna Henson
Secretary Melanie Moses
Treasurer/PRA Rep Marilyn Joyner

TWO RIVERS POETRY SOCIETY OF FORT SMITH – Fort Smith

Meetings: 2:30 p.m. • 3rd Thursday monthly
Location: Main Library, Carnegie Room, 3201 Rogers Avenue, Ft. Smith, AR 72903

President Mary Sangster
GUIDELINES FOR ESTABLISHING BRANCHES
  1.   Have a minimum of 5 dues-paying members of PRA
  2.  Establish regular meeting dates for the study of poetry and encouragement of poets
  3.  Adopt PRA State Constitution
  4.  Elect officers who are current members of PRA.