Society of Unheard Poets
A group dedicated to the preservation of unknown/little-known poets (regional or international) and give them the opportunity for publication. We believe that they deserve a voice in today’s market place just as much as well established/known poets.
Principles of the SUP:
To provide a yearly poetry
anthology to its members (and non-members via Amazon), and that said
anthology is to be provided as part of the annual dues.
To provide a roster of poet
names and contact information, similar to the Poets and Writers database;
available via a website, to all members.
To provide support to other
organizations with similar goals, via networking or fundraising.
To publish a semi-annual
E-newsletter to bring members up to date on current and future SUP projects.
To help co-ordinate readings and/or panels around the country to promote new voices in poetry; and to encourage programs that use poetry to promote literacy and self-esteem in schools, in prisons, in neighborhoods…wherever the “unheard” exist.
Annual dues would be $10 per year (USA – student), $20 (USA - basic), $30 (USA – friend), $50 (USA - supporter) & $100 (USA – patron). Members would receive 2 e-newsletters per year, plus the annual anthology of SUP poets.