All interested poets are encouraged to participate in “PoetSpeak,” the Seventh Annual Poetry Reading sponsored by Arts Rolla and the Missouri S&T Department of English and Technical Communication.


All interested poets are encouraged to participate in “PoetSpeak,” the Seventh Annual Poetry Reading sponsored by Arts Rolla and the Missouri S&T Department of English and Technical Communication.


“PoetSpeak” will feature the work of local writers at 6:30 p.m., Friday, April 17, at the Centre, Rolla’s Health and Recreation Complex, located at 1200 Holloway St. in Rolla.


Poets should e-mail their poems to Event Coordinator Jerry Cohen at gcohen@mst.edu on or before April 6. Include name, address, e-mail address and a telephone number.


Entries also may be mailed to Arts Rolla, P.O. Box 721, Rolla, Mo., 65402. Include four printed copies of poems, poet’s name, address, e-mail address and a telephone number. Printed copies will not be returned.


Entries are limited to 100 lines for the combined poems that are submitted, and poets must be 18 or older to participate.


Underwriting support for this event was provided by the Missouri Arts Council, The National Endowment for the Arts, Panera Bread, The City of Rolla and the members of Arts Rolla.


For more information about Arts Rolla or this event, contact the Arts Rolla office at 364-5539 or visit its Web site at artsrolla.org.