Due to CDC recommendations regarding event sizes, the Poetry Series for April is canceled. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Poetry Contest

Do You Haiku?
Now-Sunday, March 15
Submissions to: [email protected]
In celebration of the upcoming Poetry Month, we are accepting submissions of original poetry in the form of Haiku. Celebrate springtime by utilizing the theme of metamorphosis in your poem. All submissions are due by Sunday, March 15, to [email protected] Please include name, email and phone number in case chosen as a finalist or winner.

On Display: Wednesday, April 1-Thursday, April 30
Reception: Friday, April 3 | 4-5:30 p.m.
Location: Gallery 708
Poetry contest finalists’ poems will be displayed in Gallery 708. At the end of the month, a winner will be chosen by Huascar Medina 2019-21 Poet Laureate of Kansas.

More Poetry

First Friday Poetry Walk
Friday, April 3 | 4-7 p.m.
Location: Participating downtown businesses
This event is co-sponsored by Salina Arts & Humanities, SPARK Artist Resource Exchange and downtown partners. The schedule will be:

  • 5 p.m. — Linda Lewis at Salina Public Library, 301 W. Elm
  • 5:30 p.m. — Jason Ryberg at Ad Astra Books & Coffee House, 141 N. Santa Fe
  • 5:45 p.m. — Cash Hollistah at PB&J Boutique, 110 N. Santa Fe
  • 6 p.m. — Shelby Riggins at True Betty Boutique, 108 N. Santa Fe
  • 6:15 p.m. — Kendra Scates at Downtown Crown Salon, 120 E. Iron
  • 6:30 p.m. — Harley Elliott at Stick It with Streit Sandblasting, 116 E. Iron
  • 6:45 p.m. — Emery Diercks at True Love Tattoo, 117 S. Santa Fe
  • 7 p.m. — Santiago Vasquez at Peaceful Body Wellness Retreat, 148 S. Santa Fe

SPARK Poetry Round-Robin
Saturday, April 4 | 7 p.m.
Location: ad Astra, 141 N. Santa Fe
Salina and area poets will play round-robin with their latest work rather than present their own poems. More details to come.