“For both poets and poetry-lovers, the Utah State Poetry Society offers contests, workshops, critique groups, a yearly Poetry Festival, and a fall Book Concert. They also offer a friendly, supportive group to help members grow as poets. Join them for a book concert honoring the winner of this year’s state poetry contest.” – from the Orem Public Library site (original link HERE).
The main poet speaking will be Duane “Dee” T. Rygh. His book, My Bright Red Scream is the 2016 UTSPS winner. Read more about his book and a sample of his poetry on the Utah Poetry Blogspot (link). Dee will also be presenting in St. George on Oct. 11th.
About the Author
Possessing one of the most mispronounced one-syllable names in history (it is pronounced ‘rigg.’), Duane hails from Marysville, California but now, happily, calls Utah his home. Duane began writing poetry in high school…
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