Denton Poets' Assembly April 20 meeting will begin promptly at 10 a.m. at the Emily Fowler Public Library in Denton, Texas.
DPA business activities during National Poetry Month will center on finalizing Merging Visions XI with the Merging Visions Collections XI publication going to print the week of April 15th . Kudos to Rebecca Hines for keeping this project on tract, coordinating collection of exhibition statements and biographies from participating poets.
Richard Kushmaul and the PST Summer Conference Committee have completed all but final details needed to get the conference underway. Information regarding the conference and details about the 50th Annual Summer Conference can be found on the Events menu of the PST website and the Summer Conference menu of this webpage
Member response poems will be centered on the poetry of Edward Hirsch and an essay by the poet.
Susan Maxwell Campbell’s presentation will focus on the works of Edward Hirsch. After her presentation Susan will distribute a list of quotations by famous poets and ask DPA members to express Agree/Disagree opinions.
Patrick Lee Marshall, DPA Secretary, will serve as our Spotlight Poet.
After the Spotlight poetry readings, members and guests will read free choice poems.
DPA Members in the News
The Fort Worth Poetry Society announced that Mr. Robert Schinzel DPA member, won First Prize in the Society's 2019 William D. Barney Memorial Chapbook Contest. His winning entry was entitled "Westbound 380."
Christine Irving, DPA Treasurer, placed 3rd in the William D. Barney Contest.
DPA was well represented at the Lucidity Poetry Retreat, April 2, 3 & 4 in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Participants included Patrick Marshall, Betty Roberts, Christine Irving with Robert & Martha Schinzel
We adjourn at noon.
A critique session will be available following the meeting for those wishing to participate in the critique.
Denton Poets' Assembly meets on the third Saturday of the month, 10 a.m. - 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 http://DentonPoetsAssembly.weebly.com