Welcome to the Poetry Society of Michigan!

The Poetry Society of Michigan encourages and celebrates poetry groups across Michigan. It is a member of National Federation of State Poetry Societies. PSM provides workshops, contests and opportunities to be published in two annual editions of their literary journal Peninsula Poets. Statewide meetings are held twice each year. (See the Events Page.) Please visit the Membership page for details on joining.


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The Manningham Trust Student Poetry Contest is now open. The Deadline is Feb. 1st. The guidelines are here


Peninsula Poets Call for Submissions- Members Only Edition

Please send up to three poems with your contact information on each poem by February 14. That’s easy to remember!! We will accept submissions by email or postal mail. Email poems (all in one file, please) to mme642@aol.com. You will be notified of acceptance by email. Post mail to PSM Spring Edition, 2423 Russet DR., Kalamazoo, MI 49008.  Include a self-addressed, stamped envelope for notification. Questions? Contact Elizabeth Kerlikowske at mme642@aol.com. Looking forward to reading your work!!

Congratulations to new Poetry Society of Michigan officers: Elizabeth Kerlikowske – Editor of Peninsula Poets and Melanie Dunbar – Contest Chairperson. We have some openings on the board – If you are interested in volunteering, contact Polly Opsahl

Be sure to check the News and Announcements page for upcoming events, deadlines and news from around the state!

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