Mississippi Poetry Society
with the National Federation of State Poetry Societies
is an art form in which human language is used for its aesthetic
qualities in addition to, or instead of, its notional and semantic
Mississippi Poetry Society fosters interest in writing poetry and
provides an opportunity to recognize individual creative efforts in
poetry through meetings, contests and festivals. It seeks to
create an audience for poetry in adults and youth and some of its
members are also available as a resource to schools.
MEMBERSHIP - HOW TO JOIN Application Form
SPOTLIGHT - our members' achievements
Patricia Neely-Dorsey was named "Goodwill Ambassador" for her celebration of the south and things southern across Mississippi ...more
Davies, a Grand Prize winner in Artist Embassies International Dancing
Poetry Contest which choreographed Judy's poem "Artistry" ...more and then scroll down for pics.
Brenda Finnegan - receives a Proclamation from Mississippi House of Representatives ... more
new 200-photo book, "On a Mission," documents his 10 years of medical
missionary work, with an emphasis on his past three years in a rural
village in the mountains of Kenya. ...more
Jim Booth’s new book Terrapin Scratch
release date July 29, 2014 when it will be available at all bookstores.
It's available at Tate Publishing Bookstore website now.
Terrapin Scratch: Who Put the Body under the School House? ...more
President - Judy Davies - email@example.com
V. President - Michael Shelton - firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary - Dorothy Wiman - email@example.com
Treasurer - Patricia Butkovich - firstname.lastname@example.org
Emory Jones - email@example.com
Jeanne Kelly -
Judy Davies - firstname.lastname@example.org
Poet of the Year
(pdf) - The Magnolia Muse
Mississippi Poetry Society's newsletter