The Society of Classical Poets

Event :: Classical Figures Poetry Reading

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The Society of Classical Poets welcomes all to attend a reading of exquisite poetry and conversations with the poets with the 100 Days of Dante Poetry Competition’s winning poems read as part of the event. Hosted by James Sale.

Sunday, June 26, 2022
2 p.m. (New York time), 7 p.m. (U.K. time)
Duration: 1 hour via Zoom

Featured Poems & Readers
“Silver Fire” by Gail Kathleen Jardine, read by Michael Pietrack
“Contemplating Aristotle Contemplating a Bust of Homer” by James A. Tweedie
“Aurora” by Andrew Benson Brown
“Easter Monday” by Cynthia Erlandson
“Papa’s Commedia” by Nicholas Walz
“Three Fates” by Cheryl Corey, read by Joseph Sale
“Stars” by Jillian Bober, read by Evan Mantyk
“Dante’s Song” by Professor Angela O’Donnell

This event is open to everyone. On June 26, simply visit this page and click the link that will appear at the top of this listing under “Location.”

Society of Classical Poets Journal – Feb 2022

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Literary magazine The Society of Classical Poets Journal features work online on a rolling basis gathered into a stunning print issue. During the month of February 2022, find poems by Cara Valle, Russel Winick, James A. Tweedie, Jack DesBois, Julian Woodruff, Brian Yapko, Phil S. Rogers, Paul Freeman, Gail Kaye Naegele, Jeff Eardley, and many more. Stop by The Society of Classical Poets Journal website to read these pieces and so much more.

Contest :: The Society of Classical Poets 2022 Poetry Competition Ends Dec 31

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Deadline: December 31, 2021
The Society of Classical Poets is accepting entries to the 2022 Poetry Competition with a first prize of $2,000. Submit one to three poems. Poems must contain meter (beginners and students may simply count syllables). See website for tutorials. Rhyme and other traditional techniques are encouraged as well, but not required. Submission fee: $20. High School Prize: $200. Submission fee $5. Translation Prize: $100. No submission fee. visit www.ClassicalPoets.org for full details.

Contest :: The Society of Classical Poets 2022 Poetry Competition

Screenshot of Society of Classical Poets flier for the NewPages Fall 2021 LitPak
click image to open full-size PDF

Deadline: December 31, 2021
The Society of Classical Poets is accepting entries to the 2022 Poetry Competition with a first prize of $2,000. Submit one to three poems. Poems must contain meter (beginners and students may simply count syllables). See website for tutorials. Rhyme and other traditional techniques are encouraged as well, but not required. Submission fee: $20. High School Prize: $200. Submission fee $5. Translation Prize: $100. No submission fee. visit www.ClassicalPoets.org for full details.