The South Dakota State Poetry Society belongs to the National Federation of State Poetry Societies, which hosts many poetry competitions. You can check out the Strophes publication here for more information about specific contests and submission opportunities around the country. Featured image by kiler129, under the creative commons license.
March is here, and that means spring is just around the corner. Let the lengthening days and fresh outside air reinvigorate your senses and creativity. And get out there and explore these events of interest to poets, readers and writers coming up in the next month or two: February 27 A Reader Writes What: Pen […]
Conducted by Linda Russo: In April of last year, I had the pleasure of being introduced to the work and person of Lee Ann Roripaugh. We were reading our poetry as participants in “Poetry of the Plains, High Desert, and Prairie,” a panel at the AWP conference in Minneapolis. Lee was seated to my right, […]
“The times they are a changin’” sang Bob Dylan, and South Dakota State Poetry Society (SDSPS) has managed to change and survive with the times for nearly 90 years. SDSPS was founded in 1927 by Dr. James C. Lindberg and Northern State College, and the inaugural issue of Pasque Petals was published the same year. Vol. […]