St. Louis Poetry Center

Our Mission

Our passion for poetry guides us to encourage people of all ages and backgrounds to participate in the infinite possibilities of the written word. We conduct workshops, contests, outreach programs and readings to promote poetry in the community.

Dylan Tickets: Join us on April 13!


Dylan Thomas: Celebrating the Bard's Centennial... April 13, from 4 - 7 at Dressel's Public House, $50. JOIN US. (click above for ticket information)

Wonderful writeup in the St. Louis Post Dispatch on Sunday,

thanks to our great literary advocate and writer, Jane Henderson.  click here to read the article, "Celebrate Dylan Thomas, but easy on the whiskey", and listen on KDHX archives to Literature for the Halibut and excerpts of Dylan Thomas read by the show hosts.

(No longer an RSVP deadline, just buy asap so we can advise the caterer)  New Auction Items loaded daily..... art and books!   see our guest readers including special guest and Anglo-Welsh expert, David Lloyd, and host and emcee, Jon Dressel.  The Silent Auction features art and books for every possible budget..... all on the gallery page (click here)

JUST IN:  The Welsh Heritage Choir will join us to set the tone for the evening!

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Spring in STL means Poetry

Second Friday Notes:  April 11 at Whole Foods Market Cafe

Jeff Hamilton and Mary Ann deGrandpre Kelly.... with music from the Boyd Kasten Duo, piano, sax, jazz and pop standards.

Observable Readings: April 14,

 with CM Burroughs and Keven Prufer, 7:30 at Llewelyn's Pub in CWE.

Fee Workshop: April 26th... sign-up now

for a fee workshop with poet, Steven Schreiner. Shake off that winter chill! and sign up at (JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Details on the Readings page.

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