Poetry Society of Tennessee Celebrates 70 Years on June 15


On June 15, 2023, the Poetry Society of Tennessee (PST) will hold a virtual celebration from 7:30-9:30 pm Eastern / 6:30-8:30 Central in honor of its 70th anniversary.


Members and friends of PST who are subscribed to our mailing list will receive an invitation no later than May 30, 2023. If you have not received an invitation and would like to attend, please email poetrytennessee@gmail.com with subject line 70th GUEST REQUEST.


PST is a non-profit organization founded by poets for poets in 1953, recognized by the National Federation of State Poetry Societies. The society welcomes poets and poetry lovers from across Tennessee and beyond. In addition to regular membership, a student membership is available for high school students.

PST offers members an inclusive, supportive community with plenty of hands-on opportunities to learn, grow, and appreciate the art and craft of poetry. Activities include but are not limited to educational programming, poetry readings, critique groups and sessions, poetry contests (including a student contest), poetry publications, and a poetry festival. PST also has a Poet Laureate program for members. Learn more.

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