Welcome to the new Utah monthly edition of Poetry Happens, brought to you by Rock Canyon Poets. Each edition will include poetry happenings and other announcements coming up in Utah, with highlights specifically for Utah county. And tune in on KRCL Radioactive the first Wednesday of every month for announcements and feature poet reading!
UPCOMING EVENTS for Utah County
Rock Canyon Poets poetry reading & open mic every 2nd Tuesday at Pioneer Book in Provo, this month on Nov. 13, 2018 from 6:30 – 8:00 pm is our Inspired anthology release party featuring community poets! Refreshments will be served. Come listen to living Utah poets and share your own favorite poem.
Turkey Slam – Saturday Night Slam Series, Nov. 10, 2018 from 7 – 9 PM at the BYU Wilkinson Student Center in Provo
UPCOMING EVENTS for Utah
City Art Reading Series, first three Wednesdays of every month, Nov. 7, 14, and 21 at 7 PM at the Salt Lake City Downtown Library.
Poetry Open Mic every 2nd Thursday at the Glendale Branch Library in SLC, Oct. 11 at 7 PM.
Helicon West open mic for poets and writers, Thursday, Nov. 14 from 7 – 9 PM at Logan Library.
Poems from the Front Nov 15, 2018 at 07:30 pm – 09:00 pm in Salt Lake City, Babcock Performing Readers present a program of poetry from the Great War. Presented by Babcock Performing Readers at University of Utah – A. Ray Olpin Union Little Theatre.
Kealoha: “The Story of Everything” Nov 16, 2018 at 07:30 pm (Fri). Tickets are required. Presented by UtahPresents (formerly Kingsbury Hall – University of Utah) at Kingsbury Hall – University of Utah, Salt Lake City
CALLS FOR POEMS (Utah-based)
Provo Poetry POEMBALL Machine – Send in up to 10 short poems to be included in the POEMBALL Machines in Provo and SLC.
Utah Life Magazine – The theme for the March/April 2019 issue is “Creeks and Rivers,” and the deadline is Jan. 1, 2019.
Western Humanities Review – open to submissions year round
If you have an event or announcement related to poetry in Utah, please contact us here and we will include it in our next edition.