Saturday, September 21, 2019
Please note the Thursday night Poetry Readings will be in Hurricane midway between Zion Park and St. George. Hopefully this will increase our attendance for this free activity organized by ZArts and UTSPS to include an audience of all ages to enjoy our visiting poet Rob Carney's presentation. It's a fun weekend for those who love poetry and writing of any kind.
Posted by Lin Floyd at 8:39 PM
Monday, July 16, 2018
Posted by Lin Floyd at 6:02 PM
Monday, February 12, 2018
|Visiting poet SHANAN BALLAM|
Th, March 1st at 7 pm Z-ARTS POETRY READING at Springdale’s Canyon Community Center featuring award winning poet Shanan Ballam-visiting poet from USU’s English Department. (Jim Barton had to cancel because of illlness.) Free. Stay overnight in Springdale at winter rates and attend Poetry in the Park on Friday. No shuttles or crowds, beautiful weather and friendly folks.
Fri, March 2nd 9am to 4 pm POETRY IN THE PARK workshop at Zion Park Lodge featuring Shanan Ballam, A Celebration of Sound and Sense, optional nature walk in Zion. Bring sack lunch or eat at the Redrock Grill in the Lodge. Fee-$55 for daylong workshop. Register by Feb 15 to get free park pass by mail at http://zionpark.org/program/poetry-in-the-park/
Fri, March 2nd CHAPARRAL POETRY AWARD PROGRAM, poetry readings by winners, students-7 pm, adults-8 pm at St. George Community Center behind the Sr. Center 250 W 250 N. Free.
Sat, March 3rd REDROCK CREATIVE WRITING SEMINAR 9am to 1:30 pm at St. George Comm. Center. Presenters will include Shanan Ballam who will speak on Elegant Solutions: Honesty in Facing Difficult Subject Matter, Lara Candland on The Art of Seeing, and DSU’s Cindy King on The Power of Creative Imagery in Prose. Fee-$65 or register before Feb 15th for discount. Details http://redrockwriters.org
Posted by Lin Floyd at 8:50 AM
Friday, August 18, 2017
Saturday, September 17, 2016
|Photo by KayCee Clark|
The PIP workshop is presented by Utah State Poetry Society in collaboration with Zion Park Historical Association and Zion Canyon Field Institute. Attendees will eceive a free Zion Park pass, guided nature walk plus a daylong poetry workshop on metaphors with our visiting poet. Fee-$50, register now at zionpark.org/class/poetry-in-the-park/ Come and be inspired by the beauty of Zion Park in early spring BEFORE the crowds or shuttles come. Funding for this weekend festival comes from grants through the Utah Department of Arts and Museums and the National Endowment for the Arts. Contact lin at sunrivertoday dot com for assistance.
Also this same weekend is the Redrock Creative Writing Seminar on Saturday, March 4, 2017 in nearby St. George, Rosemerry Wahtola-Trommer will headline this seminar discussing Paradox in Poetry-How a Poem Turns; award-winning mystery novelist Tanya Parker Mills of St. George will present Finding the Poetry in Prose, and Joel Tucker award winning poet will explore Rhythm and Muse at the seminar. Plan to attend the Social Hall of the St. George Arts Complex from 9am to 1:30 pm for inspiration, and creative writing. Cost $60, more info at http://redrockwriters.org/annual_writing_seminar
Posted by Lin Floyd at 12:43 PM
Monday, March 21, 2016
Thanks to our official photographer Steven Leitch of Salt Lake City, a UTSPS member who attended our SPRING FESTIVAL of LITERARY ARTS which included a Thursday night Mar 3 free Z-Arts lecture with our visiting poet Dr. David J. Rothman who is a talented teacher and poet. He is Director of the Graduate Program in Creative Writing at Western State Colorado University and Poet in Residence for Colorado Public Radio. Our theme was Plein Air Poetry. More photos available at http://lettersfromlin.blogspot.com/2016/03/spring-festival-of-literary-arts-report.html
Thanks to the many poets from St. George, UTSPS, Dixie Poets, Redrock Writers as well as Z-Arts, Zion Natural History Association, Zion Field Institute, St. George Arts Commission, Utah Division of Arts and Museums and the National Endowment for the Arts for their funding and support.
|Dr. Rothman shares Dylann Thomas; poetry at the|
ZArts free lecture in Springdale, Utah. He also enthralled
us at Poetry in the Park and at the Redrock Seminar!
|Interested poets listen to Dr. Rothman's instructions in Zion Park Lodge|
for the day long workshop called Poetry in the Park-our seventh annual.
|Lin Floyd Chair of Poetry in the Park welcomes and makes announcements.|
|Lenore Madden welcomes poets at the registration table for PIP!|
|Our nature walk was so fun as we had an assignment to write a list of words|
that shared alliteration to work on later as we enjoyed a beautiful spring day.
|Some of our group of poets who took the easy enjoyable nature walk.|
|Scholar shipped students and teachers from Hurricane Middle School and|
Enterprise High School enjoyed the day of learning in nature.
|Alma Richie director of Bedrock Seminar welcomes attendees on Saturday|
in St. George at the Social Hall-part of the Pioneer Complex.
|Our speakers included Marleen Bussma, cowboy|
poetess who gave an excellent presentation.
|Brian Passey told us of his journey into Photo Journalism|
|Marilyn Richardson informed of the need for tension in all our work.|
Posted by Lin Floyd at 7:15 PM