Denton Poets’ Assembly will meet again on Saturday March 16th. Members and guests will be given a special opportunity to read two free-choice poems. Previously assigned Dramatic Monologue readings have been moved to April 20th.
During our last meeting, on February 16th, members and guests shared blank verse poem assignments and their free-choice poems. J. Paul Holcomb presented a lesson on writing a Dramatic Monologue and shared samples he has written on this type of poem.
Correction to previous announcement to AIPF events.
J. Paul Holcomb will be a featured poet at the 21st annual Austin International The correct dates for the 21st Annual Austin International Poetry Festival (AIPF) April 11-14, 2013. See itinerary below:
Friday, April 12th 9:30-10:45 Dramatic Monologue Workshop by J. Paul Holcomb Austin Community College Rio Grande (Two at that time, different locations at Rio Grande)
Friday, April 12th 6:30-9:30 THE REALLY BIG READ (All invited Featured Poets) Crystal Auditorium
Saturday, April 13th 1-4 Featured Poets & Special Guest Reading /Mark My Words Huston-Tillotson D-L Auditorium
The festival features readings, workshops, open mikes, poetry slams, and a poetry symposium in various venues throughout Austin, Texas. For more information, refer to this AIPF.ORG link.
Becca Hines updated DPA on the status of submissions for the 2013 “Merging Visions” collaborative show with VAST. These Exhibits will be on display at 3 Denton public libraries starting March 28th, 2013.
Denton Poets’ Assembly meets on the third Saturday of the month, 10AM – Noon at the Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland Street, Denton, TX 76201. Free and open to the public. Everyone is welcome. For more information, visit www.DentonPoetsAssembly.weebly.com.