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Poets Of The Palm Beaches Announce September Events, Open To The Public

Are you and emerging poet? A prolific poet?  The Poets of the Palm Beaches will host three events in September, to which the public is welcome. Events take place in different parts of Palm Beach County and are FREE. Some Poetry Readings offer Cash prizes. This month’s Form is Oriental Octet. Your prompt is to write an “emerging” poem (Use any of the meanings of EMERGE).   If you are curious, a beginner, intermediate or advanced poet, this is the organization to get involved with!  The Rickie Report shares the information here.

 

 

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2015 Anthology

We are now accepting submissions for the 2015 Anthology. Every member is allowed to have one poem printed in the Anthology. Every member receives one free copy of the Anthology. To become a member (MUST be a resident of Palm Beach County) follow this link: http://www.poetsofthepalmbeaches.com/#!membership/c1yzj

 

The DEADLINE is postmark September 20, 2015, or in person at the Monthly Reading on September 20, 2015.

 

You will find the rules in the Newsletter and on our website. You may pick up your copy at the Anthology Party at our 3rd Sunday Reading on December 20, 2015. If you cannot attend the Reading, your book will be mailed to you. Extra copies will be available for sale at $10 each.

 

 

Poets of the Palm Beaches

September, 2015

MEETINGS:

 

 

2nd Wednesday Workshop

September 9, 2015

7:00 pm

 

 

Place: Panera’s Cafe — 771 Village Blvd., West Palm Beach 33409

Workshop: Open to the public. Original work only. No charge. Bring at least 12 copies of one poem

Contact: Ron Rosoff at 561-232-2888.

 

 

 

 

 

3rd Tuesday Workshop

September 15, 2015

7:00 pm

 

Place: Palm Beach Friends (Quaker) Meeting House, 823 North A Street, Lake Worth 33460 Just a little more than one block South of 10th Ave North

Workshop: Open to the public. Original work only. No charge. Bring at least 10 copies of one poem.

Contact: John Palozzi at 561-588 -9829.

 

 

 

 

3rd Sunday Reading

September 20th

 

2:00 PM

 

Place: Palm Beach Friends (Quaker) Meeting House, 823 North A Street, Lake Worth. Just a little more than one block South of 10th Ave North.

Time: 2:00 PM. (Doors open at 1:45 PM)

Contest with cash prizes.

Open to the public. Original work only.

Third Sunday Reading Rules:

(1) Original work only. (2) One poem per round. (3) No poem more than one 8 1/2 x 11 page, in normal 12-point font. (4) Prose Poems no more than 250 words in normal 12-point font. (5) No introductions please. State your name, the name of your poem, and the form of your poem. All present may enter the contest, which is judged by the featured reader. Submission of a poem automatically conveys permission to print it in this newsletter, on our website and on YouTube if it wins. All rights revert to the authors upon publication. After the first round will be the Special Contest. The same rules apply as just stated, except that it must be the designated FORM. All present who have a poem written in the form may enter the contest, even if they entered the first round contest. For the third round, the same rules apply, or up to 3 poems, if none is over 5 lines. There is no contest for the third round.

Suggested Donation: $2 for members and their guests, $3 for non-members. Free for high school students.

 

Featured Reader is Diane Belleville.

Form is Oriental Octet: http://media.wix.com/ugd/aece7e_91fde88d5e07465e9ddf9eb1d82b702d.pdf
Prompt: Write an “emerging” poem (Use any of the meanings of EMERGE).

 

 

For more information please visit:

www.poetsofthepalmbeaches.com

http://www.facebook.com/PoetsOfThePalmBeaches?fref=ts

 

 

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P.O.Box 33423

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Rickie@therickiereport.com

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