Share your poetry for PoetSpeak

Individuals are invited to submit poetry for reading at PoetSpeak, which will be held 7 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at Christ Episcopal Church, located at 1000 N. Main St. in Rolla. Entries are due Friday, April 13.

PoetSpeak is sponsored by Arts Rolla and Missouri S&T’s arts, languages and philosophy department. Entries are limited to 100 lines for the combined poems submitted, and poets must be age 18 or older. There is no entrance fee.

Registration forms are available on the Arts Rolla website and in Room G-4 of the Humanities and Social Sciences Building. For more information, please contact Arts Rolla at 573-364-5539 or Dr. Jerry Cohen, professor of Russian and German and event co-coordinator, at

“Phelps County has some excellent poetic talent,” Cohen says, “and the PoetSpeak evening is just the right venue for poets to share their work before an appreciative audience. We welcome anyone interested.”

Financial support for this event has been partially provided by the Missouri Arts Council, a state agency, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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