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.

Spring Has SPRUNG!  (we hope)

Get your TICKETS!  "Celebrating Maya Angelou"

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We're sorry for the hassle, but our website ticket page is proving uncooperative, again.  WE NEED a WEB-MASTER!

Or, you can go to and search "Maya Angelou." As soon as we can straighten things out, the tickets page will be back up and running.

Wrap up Winter at Poetry at the Point on March 24, 7:30 at the Focal Point

Susan “Spit-fire” Lively is a writer, spoken word artist, producer, emcee, photographer, and educator. Known by the stage name “Spit-Fire”...

Mary Ann de Grandpre Kelly, who has deep roots in Montana, currently lives in St. Louis. She is a James Nash Contest prizewinner...

Mazaré Rogers is a spoken word poet who hails from Durham, North Carolina. She studied English and Creative Writing at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and has taught middle school English and Poetry Writing....


Newsletter correction:  April... the right date for the Sunday Workshop is April 12, with poet critic Travis Mossotti.  Submission deadline is April 5, midnight.

Mark Your Calendar for National Poetry Month:

second friday notes:     April 10

Sunday Workshop:       April 12

Observable Readings: April 13

Poetry at the Point:     April 24 for Cairns in Verse

       See the READINGS PAGE, WORKSHOPS PAGE, and our eblast for community listings; (JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

SAVE the DATE:  April 26 for the Annual Spring Benefit: "Celebrating MAYA ANGELOU" 


The 2015 SPRING Newsletter is here.  check out the "Newsletter page"

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Laureate News: Bob Lowes and an Interview with Michael Castro

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