All who have a sincere interest in poetry and wish to participate in the purposes of the society shall be eligible for membership in the Mississippi Poetry Society. The purposes are the following: (1) To foster interest in the writing of poetry through its study; (2) To provide an opportunity for, and to provide recognition to, individual creative efforts related to poetry; (3) To create an audience for poetry; (4) To suggest or otherwise make known markets and contests for poetry to its members.
If you are interested in becoming a member of MPS: 1) Fill out the registration form below and submit. 2) Pay membership dues. These dues are paid once yearly and are $25 (or $15 for students). You can pay your initial dues in one of two ways:
Follow one of the links below to submit electronic payment (includes $1.01 electronic transaction fee, for total of $26.01).
Send a check via mail to our treasurer. Checks payable to Mississippi Poetry Society. Mail to Daniel Pickett, MPS Treasurer, 108 Windy Hollow, Madison, MS 39110.