Last updateThu, 29 Jan 2015 3pm

Poetry evening to be held April 11 in Rolla

    The annual PoetSpeak evening will be held on April 11 at 7 pm, at Christ Episcopal Church, located at 1000 N. Main Street, Rolla, MO.   This event features regional poets and is sponsored by Arts Rolla and Missouri S&T’s Department of Arts, Languages and Philosophy. 

    Poets are invited to submit poetry for reading at the event.  Entries are limited to 100 lines for the combined poems submitted, and you must be 18 or older to submit.  Entries should be received on or before April 7, 20114.  There is no entrance fee.
    Registration forms are available electronically at; they can also be picked up at G-4 Humanities-Social Sciences Building, S&T. For questions, please contact either Arts Rolla at 573-364-5539 or the event  co-ordinator Jerry-Cohen at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    "Phelps County has some excellent poetic talent," says Cohen, "and the PoetSpeak evening is just the right venue for poets to share their work before an appreciative  audience. We welcome anyone interested."
    Financial support for this event has been partially provided by the Missouri Arts Council, a state agency, and the National Endowment for the Arts.  Additional support was provided by the members of Arts Rolla.