February Meeting Minutes 2022

Hello Everyone, Today we held our February meeting.

PRESENT: Ryan, Sharon, Dawn, Mike, Marlys, Erin, Jan, Mary.

TALKING STICK 31: The submissions are coming in. Please be sure to get yours sent in. Deadline is March 15.

MISCELLANEOUS JWB: Jan’s poetry book is almost done. Erin’s poetry book is coming along. We will soon be working on Mike’s 5th book, this one on hunting. He is also working on his sixth book, cabin stories. Ryan has self published his young adult novel.

Dawn judged a Poetry Out Loud contest recently.

We are working on a virtual workshop with Candace Simar for 9-17-22. We do not know yet if we will be able to have an in-person book party this year or not.

We are signed up for Hackensack on 8-13-22. We have our 3 celebrity judges chosen for Talking Stick 31.

MISCELLANEOUS: Mike attended the February Heartland Arts (previously PRLAAC) meeting. They are planning for a normal summer. They will be having the playwright class again this year.

Rosemount Writers Festival and Book Fair, Saturday March 19, 2022. www.rosemountarts.com www.rosemountwritersfestival.com.

Northbeach Writers’ retreat. northbeachwriters@gmail.com.

Life Writing Retreat at Crow Wing Crest Lodge, May 21-22, 2022. Contact Susan Thurston at sthpoet@gmail.com.

Places to check for classes or places to submit:







We had an excellent meeting with lots of good writing. Nearly everyone brought something this time. One of us read and the rest critiqued. This never fails to bring up good conversations. Hope to see you all next time.