May 10, 2018
Austin Poetry Society Museletter
New Newsletter Editor

Jeffrey Taylor is the new newsletter editor. This newsletter is short while he learns the ropes. The newsletter will be up to full strength by September.

No APS July Monthly Meeting

There will be no APS Monthly meetings until September. The Critique group and the Open Mic continue during the summer.
APS Memberships Expiring

All APS memberships expire in May, so now is a great time to re-up for next year -- don't miss out on any of the contests or great meetings. You can renew your membership at the final meeting or online here.
APS Saturday Critique Group

The APS Saturday Critique Group will continue meeting through the summer. For upcoming dates and details check the APS website here.

The group is facilitated by Elizabeth Kropf. Email elizabethrebeccakropf@gmail.com for more information.
APS Open Mic Night

The next APS Fourth Thursday Open Mic Night will be July 26 from 7 to 9 p.m. at NeWorlDeli , 4101 Guadalupe, hosted by Louise Richardson.
Poetry Contests and Calls for Submissions




Please send contest and calls for submission information to musecarta@gmail.com
Member Publication News

Ute Carson published "Reflections," a poetry collection in May.

Please email any publication or other poetry news to us at musecarta@gmail.com
and be sure to include " MEMBER NEWS" in your email subject line.
Poetry Events
Thursday, July 12, 7:15-9pm, Book Woman, 5501 N. Lamar. Book Woman poetry reading with Cindy Huyser.

Saturday, July 14, 12:30-2:30pm, Poetry Aloud at Georgetown Library, hosted by Janet Kuypers. Themes: Freedom and Independence.

Tuesday, July 17, 7-10pm Drink N Ink potluck hosted by Genevieve Evans. Theme: Chagrin.

Thursday, July 19, 7-9 pm Thirsty Thursday in the Council Chambers at Dripping Springs City Hall,  511 W. Mercer St . Hosted by Nancy Fierstein. Call 512-858-2024 for directions.

Thursday, July 26, 7-9pm APS Open Mike at NeWorlDeli, 4101 Guadalupe St, Austin. Hosted by Louise Richardson.

Saturday, July 28, 12:30-2:30pm, Poetry Aloud at Georgetown Library, hosted by Janet Kuypers. Themes: Freedom and Independence.

Friday, July 20th, 7-8.30pm, Malvern Books, 613 West 29th Street, Austin, TX 78705. Page by Page: On Craft & Other Writerly Pursuits. Join us for our new reading series hosted by Julie Poole. This month’s topic is "The Art of Submitting Work: The Triumphs and Pitfalls of Putting Yourself Out There" and our guest is Tatiana Ryckman.
Monday, July 23rd, 7-9pm, Malvern Books, 613 West 29th Street, Austin, TX 78705. An Evening with Emmy Pérez, Leticia Urieta, Marilyse V. Figueroa & Britt Haraway. Join us for an evening with Emmy Pérez, Leticia Urieta, Marilyse V. Figueroa, and Britt Haraway.

Saturday, July 28th, 1-2.30pm, Malvern Books, 613 West 29th Street, Austin, TX 78705. Malvern’s Line/Break Poetry Book Club. We’d like to invite you to join Malvern’s Line/Break Poetry Book Club, a reading group for those of you interested in exploring works from our expansive poetry section. This month’s selection is Shatter the Bell in My Ear: Selected Poems of Christine Lavant, translated by David Chorlton.

Saturday, July 28th, 7-8pm, Malvern Books, 613 West 29th Street, Austin, TX 78705. Laurie Filipelli Book Launch. Join us in celebrating the recent launch of Laurie Filipelli’s new poetry collection, Girl Paper Stone.
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