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POETRY SOCIETY OF TEXAS
and
Hi-Plains Poetry Society
with Amarillo College
Business and Industry Center

Presents

2003 PST Summer Conference


Panhandle Heritage
July 17, 18, 19, 2003

Life Member Fund Drawings

Donated items include sculpture by David Broussard
dolls by Jeannette Strother, Stationary by Dori Gehr
and lots more

Program


Thursday, July 17th , Afternoon

 Hi Plains President Carl Smith welcomes PST to Amarillo and the 2003 Summer Conference

Thursday, July 17th, Evening
Bus left the Holiday Inn for a trip
to the famous Palo Duro Canyon at 6 pm
This trip included a viewing of the play "Texas" presented in the open air with a backdrop of a huge cliff of the canyons. 9:00 - 10:00 Night Owl Readings, Hosted by Linda Leopold Friday, July 18th, Morning 9:00 - 9:55 Kathryn Hupp speaks on “Inspirational Musings” 10:00 - 10:45 Performance Poetry Contest

Performing were:
J. Paul Holcomb of Double Oak, TX , Cliff Roberts(pictured) of Fort Worth, TX
Ruth Hudson Savage, Arlington, TX, Jeannette Strother, Mansfield TX,
and Sharon Taylor, Longview, TX
11:00 - 11:55 Jim Johnson Active vs. Passive Voice: The Merit and Uses of each 12:00 “You Be the Judge” contest deadline Friday, July 18th, Afternoon 12:00 - 1:00 Lunch 1:00 - 1:30 Book Room Break 1:30 - 2:25 “You Be the Judge” Contest 2:30 - 3:00 Wendy Dimmette of Dallas reads from her book “From Learning To Stand Still” 3:00 - 3:15 Book signing by Wendy 3:30 - 4:30 Promoting Poetry - Panel Discussion: What can the average poet do to promote the art of poetry? Friday, July 18th, Evening 6:30 - 7:00 Conference Banquet 7:00 - 7:45 J. B. Allen speaks on “Panhandle Heritage” 7:45 - 8:00 Life Member Drawings 8:00 - 8:10 “You Be the Judge”, & Performance Poetry Contest winners announced PST Announcements 8:15 - 8:45 Installation of PST Officers 8:45 - 9:00 Book Room Break 9:00 - 10:00 Night Owl Readings, Hosted by Marianne Logan Saturday, July 19th, Morning 7:30 - 8:45 Early Bird Readings, Hosted by Kathryn Hupp Poetry and donuts 9:00 - 9:40 Terry Burns, “The Nuts & Bolts of Publishing” Break 9:45 - 10:30 Marianne Logan, “The Worth of Mirth”

10:30 - 11:30 PST Monthly Meeting 11:30 Closing Conference Remarks

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