Brown spends time traveling and performing readings and concerts, as well as speaking and leading workshops in high schools, universities and community organizations on creativity, creative writing and the need for readers to not give up on poetry. Creepy, sad, yet queerly thrilling. Author Biographies Schedule of Readings Scissortail Biographies She wasn’t afraid to say whatever was on my mind and I like that. See That My Grave is Kept: Chris Ellery — Angelo State University.

Author Biographies East Central University — Ada, Oklahoma. A stanza from a Stanley Kunitz poem has been speaking to me: Also, this poem put everything into such blunt but true terms that I could not help but love it. Sessions usually consist of 3 or 4 readers per session.

Darryl Fisher High School Creative Writing Contest winners winners winners winners winners winners winners winners winners winners Submission details Inshe was appointed the 22nd United States Poet Laureate. Sara Doolittle Second Place: Plus Several Honorable Mentions.

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The deadline for submissions is December 30, Posted by Steve Benton at Welcome to Scissortail !! ADA — Tracy K. Subscribe via email Enter your email address: I’m incredibly sad that I missed a few of the Thursday sessions Kaitlyn, I’m incredibly jealous that you got to take part in the awesomeness of Rilla Askew; she was amazing last year!


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All sessions are free and open to the public. Please visit and subscribe via email www. There will be more than 50 speakers at the three-day event.

On behalf of so many: Please understand that Ada, Oklahoma is a small town with very limited public transportation and has a limited number of hotel rooms. Writingg information is also available on this website.

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For more information on the Scissortail Creative Writing Festival, or questions about group attendance, contact Dr. Sally Rhoades — Albany, New York.

Constance Squires had me saying, “Oh, my. She is the co-founder, along with her life partner, Devey Napier, of a small independent poetry press promoting the work of southwest regional poets.

Nathan Brown is a songwriter, photographer and award-winning poet from Norman, Okla. Every year submissions of a single page of a work are reviewed and the top 25 are chosen to be displayed in the gallery. The Press Release Newer Posts Older Posts Home. Posted by Steve Benton at 2: The sands whispered, Be separate, The stones taught me, Be hard.


Kathy Woods Second Place: It was a first time thing for me to listen to legitimate writers show what they’ve created.

Nathan Brown and Jim Spurr had me giggling again this year, and I couldn’t resist buying Tulsa Burning for my children after the show Anna Myers put on.

Please visit sccissortail site for festival and contest history and information.

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Thursday, April 4, Scissortail: There will be no exceptions. Hank Jones — Tarleton State University. Cindy Huyser — Austin, Texas.

Hayleigh Carrillo, “Deadly Petals.