Just a reminder that Russell holds his monthly critiquing sessions prior to the meeting; the purpose of the critiquing sessions is to help improve writing skills. These sessions focus on select 2018 NFSPS contests. These sessions are shown below:
November: #3 NFSPS Board Award
Form: Rondeau (NFSPS brochure has a description of this form)
December: #2 The Diamond T Award
Subject: Cowboy Poetry detailing the life of a cowboy at work. Past or present cowboys. (See Baxter Black for examples)
Form: Any/50 line limit
January: A guest host will be chosen to direct this critiquing. The contest chosen will be that person’s choice.
February: #40 Poetry Society of Oklahoma Award
Form: Trimetric/13 line limit
March: #46 San Antonio Poets...