Following announcements and a welcome to visitors, DPA member and guest speaker will be Diane Glancy. Diane is an award winning poet and author. She will share her experiences at the NFSPS convention in Florida, including the 50 categories for poetry and will share the contest brochures. J Paul Holcomb won one contest and received several honorable mentions. Richard Schinzel also garnered an honorable mention. In addition, she plans to talk about putting a poetry manuscript together for the Eakin book award. The deadline for this Poetry Society of Texas publication is July 31.
Plan to read our Member Nature poems assignments during the August meeting. Instead, members will read two free choice poems. As always, we invite visitors to share their free choice poems.
Several DPA members are in Beaumont for the Poetry Society of Texas Summer Conference this weekend.
Members will read their Nature Theme poems from our June meeting in August.
July 28th, 7:30 – 9:30
Poetry Open Mic Night Announcement by J. Paul Holcomb,
You are invited to join Lewisville’s Poet Laureate, J. Paul Holcomb, on Thursday, July 30 from 7 - 9 p.m. for an evening of local poetry readings. Bring your original works to share or come and listen to the work of individuals and members of local poetry groups. Admission is free and refreshments will be provided.
Denton Poets’ Assembly meets on the third Saturday of the month, 10AM - Noon at the Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland Street, Denton, TX 76201. Meetings are free and open to the public. Everyone is welcome. For more information, visit www.DentonPoetsAssembly.weebly.com