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.

 Details about the Fall Meeting are here => 2016 Fall Meeting
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

Don’t forget to renew your membership in the Poetry Society of MI Click Here

Order copies of the Poetry Society of Michigan’s Five Year Anthology.  Use this form: WATER MUSIC: The Great Lakes State Poetry Anthology.  See News and Announcements page for Jack Ridl’s note about the anthology.

The Manningham Trust Student Poetry Contest is now open. 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!!

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

PSM POETRY CONTEST 2016 results are now available on the Contest page Thank you to all 2016 Contestants!  Congratulations to all the 2016 Contest winners!

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