Thursday, March 25, 2010

A great success

What a turnout for our March reader, Waqas Khawaja! A great evening and reception afterward. Thanks to all who came to another reading, and a great thanks to all who came to their first! We hope it was enjoyed by everyone and that you will come to hear Kelly Whiddon on 04/20/10. Details to come...

Saturday, March 6, 2010

Cosmos Mariner Award $500

Now is the time to enter our Cosmos Mariner Award Poetry Contest!: $500 to the winner. Judge: David Kirby. 3-5 unpublished poems (10 pages max.), postmarked May 15. SASE and a $10 check payable to PSGA. Include contact information on cover sheet only. Indicate simultaneous submissions. Manuscripts will not returned. Send to Poetry Society of Georgia P.O. Box 15625 Savannah, GA 31416. There will be no electronic submissions. The winning poem will be published in our yearbook, an annual mailed out to all members, and posted on this blog site. Announcement date of winner to come.

Thursday, March 4, 2010

March Reading!

Join us on Tuesday March 9th at 7pm (6:30 meet and greet for members) for our poetry reading this month. Waqas Khawaja is an Associate Professor of English at Agnes Scott College. His most recent project is an anthology of poems translated into English from Pakistan's seven major languages. He was a practicing lawyer and newspaper columnist in Pakistan before relocating to the US in 1994.

The reading will be held at the Telfair Arts Museum, 121 Barnard street, Savannah GA. Admission is $10.00 - all profits support the Poetry Society of Georgia. Please contact us at with any questions.

This poetry reading series is supported in part by the Grassroots Arts Program in conjunction with the Georgia Council for the Arts through the appropriations of the Georgia General Assembly and administered by the City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs. GCA is a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the arts.