Lyrical Iowa Competition
IPA Poetry Slam
Pushcart Prize Nominees
Resources for Teachers
To Order Lyrical Iowa
Recent and Upcoming Workshops and Events
IPA News & President's Message
To Join IPA
Other Opportunities for Poets
Welcome to the website of the Iowa Poetry Association! Through this website and other links, we invite members of IPA and the general public to keep in touch with other poets. The Iowa Poetry Association is a non-profit organization whose sole objective is to promote interest in and appreciation of poetry among Iowans through educational opportunities, poetry writing contests and the publication of our annual anthology of Iowa poetry, Lyrical Iowa.
The IPA newsletter is published quarterly with news on events and members of the association, as well as submission and contest resources for poets and resources for teachers.
Each year, IPA offers two workshops in the Des Moines area, where poems are critiqued by eminent teachers, editors or publishers. Submissions of poetry to be critiqued are accepted as indicated. Please check guidelines on our Events page.
IPA is now going LIVE! with monthly mini-workshops and readings via Zoom! More information on the IPA LIVE! page.
SOME IMPORTANT NEWS:
Can you help us find some older back issues of Lyrical Iowa?
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