Wyoming Arts Council

Announcing the Winners of Wyoming’s 2018 Poetry Out Loud State Competition

Wyoming’s 13th Annual Poetry Out Loud State Competition took place Monday night in Cheyenne. High school students from across the state competed for a $200 prize, a $500 stipend for their school to purchase poetry books, and an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C., to compete at the National Finals. Lauren Haiar became Wyoming’s 2018 State
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Poetry Out Loud State Finals to be held March 5 at Cheyenne Civic Center

The Wyoming Arts Council will host the Poetry Out Loud State Finals Competition on Monday, March 5th at 7 p.m. at the Cheyenne Civic Center, 510 W 20th Street. Awards will be announced at a ceremony on Tuesday, March 6 at 10:30 a.m. in the lobby of the Barrett Building, 2301 Central Avenue. The public
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Registration Open for Wyoming’s Poetry Out Loud

The Wyoming Arts Council invites interested 9th-12th grade teachers and students to take part in Poetry Out Loud (POL), the national recitation and memorization contest sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation. Designed specifically for students in grades 9-12 attending public, private or home schools, POL is a fun way
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Deadline Approaching for Arts Council Creative Writing Fellowships

The application period for the Wyoming Arts Council’s 2018 Creative Writing Fellowships is quickly drawing to a close. The deadline for submissions is August 16. Fellowships will be awarded in the categories of Poetry, Creative Nonfiction, and Fiction, for a total of three fellowships. Applications are accepted online via Submittable at wyomingartscouncil. submittable.com. The annual Creative Writing
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Apply now for a Wyoming Arts Council Creative Writing Fellowship

The Wyoming Arts Council is accepting applications for the 2018 Creative Writing fellowships. Fellowships will be awarded in the categories of Poetry, Creative Nonfiction, and Fiction, for a total of three fellowships. Applications are accepted online via Submittable at https://wyomingartscouncil.submittable.com/submit. The application deadline is August 16. The annual Creative Writing Fellowships are awards of merit,
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Poetry Out Loud State Finals held March 6 at LCCC

The Wyoming Arts Council hosts the Poetry Out Loud State Finals Competition on Monday, March 6 at 7 p.m. at the Laramie Community College Playhouse in the College Community Center, 1400 E. College Drive. Awards will be announced at a ceremony on Tuesday, March 7 at 10:30 a.m. in the lobby of the Barrett Building, 2301 Central Avenue. The
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Registration Open for Wyoming Poetry Out Loud

The Wyoming Arts Council invites interested 9th-12th grade teachers and students to take part in Poetry Out Loud (POL), the national recitation and memorization contest sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation. Designed specifically for students in grades 9-12 attending public, private or home schools, the POL program is a
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Now Accepting Applications: 2017 Creative Writing Fellowships

The annual Creative Writing fellowships are awards of merit, based on a writer’s body of work, and honoring Wyoming’s literary artists whose work reflects serious and exceptional writing. The Wyoming Arts Council is now accepting applications for the 2017 Creative Writing fellowships. The deadline for applications is midnight, August 22. The format of the 2017 fellowships
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Welcome to the fall line-up of literary events around the state

Temps are still in the 90s and it may still seem like summer but fall is just around the corner. As we get ready to swing into fall, it’s time to give our readers a head’s up about some new and continuing Wyoming events that feature writers and books. Michael Lanza Central Wyoming College will
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More info on the Wyoming Arts Council poetry fellowships

On Monday, the Wyoming Arts Council announced the recipients of this year’s creative writing fellowships in poetry. Here is some additional information on the three winners and two honorable mentions. The three winning poets are Matt Daly and Claudia Mauro of Jackson and W. Dale Nelson of Laramie. They each will receive a $3,000 award plus a
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