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Spring Fling 2014 will take place in Tallahassee on April 11 and 12, 2014. Please mark you calendar and visit this website to learn the details as they develop. Guest speaker and presenter: DAVID KIRBY, the Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor of English at Florida State University.
The Mission of FSPA:
- To secure a fuller public recognition of the art of poetry
- To stimulate a finer and more intelligent appreciation of poetry
- Yo provide opportunity for study and incentive for practice in writing poetry
Florida State Poets Association (FSPA) Inc., is a nonprofit, tax-exempt (501-C-3) organization founded in October of 1974, and chartered by the State of Florida in July, 1979. FSPA was founded by Henrietta A. Kroah of Deland, Florida, with the assistance of Hans Juergensen, past president of the National Federation of State Poetry Societies (NFSPS). FSPA is a member of the National Federation of State Poetry Societies (NFSPS) and, as such, maintains local chapters throughout the state.
Executive Board 2012-2014
Anthology Editors: Patricia Stevenson-Gingrich, Big Bend Poets; Elaine Person, Orlando Area Poets; Gary Broughman, Tomoka Poets
Contest Chair: B. J. Alligood firstname.lastname@example.org
Historian: Debbie Keller email@example.com
Membership: Madelyn Eastlund firstname.lastname@example.org
National Poetry Day/Month: Coleen Ward email@example.com
Newsletter Editor: Madelyn Eastlund firstname.lastname@example.org
Youth Contest Chair: Janet Watson email@example.com