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NCPS Membership

Membership in the NC Poetry Society is a fantastic way to become part of the large poetry community in North Carolina, and to support the meetings and programs that we provide across the state. If you would like to be a member, thank you, and see the below information about how to submit your membership form.

We have two ways for you to submit your membership form and dues:

  • Online submission: Click here to access the online submission form, where you can pay your dues by Paypal, even if you don’t have a paypal account.
  • Regular mail submission: Click here to access a printable submission form, which you can fill out and send via regular mail.

PLEASE NOTE: Effective May 30, 2015, annual membership dues increase to $30 per year.

Membership Makes a Difference!

Donations, grants, and entry fees contribute to all of the Poetry Society’s programs, but none of these programs are entirely self-supporting. Making the difference in the cost of these programs is where membership dues come in. For just $30 per year, you can know that you help fund the Poetry Society’s quarterly meetings and newsletters that keep the state’s poets in touch with each other and with developments and opportunities in poetry around the state. You can know that you help fund the Brockman-Campbell Award for the state’s best book of poetry, as well as the full range of Poetry Society contests for adults and students. You can know that you help fund the Distinguished Poetry Series and other poetry workshops around the state that bring experienced, published poets and educators together with those who are just beginning. You can know that you help publish the annual awards anthology, Pinesong, and help make possible special programs like this year’s 80th Anniversary Reading Series and the award-winning anthology Word and Witness: 100 Years of NC Poetry (1999).

Consistent payment of your annual membership dues makes this difference in these and many other opportunities to keep NC poetry alive and well.

If you need the file (PDF format) for the NCPS Membership Brochure, to handout at your event or at a NCPS event, it can be downloaded here:  2015 NCPS Membership Brochure.

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