Anne's Poetry Projects







Website that includes selections of Anne’s poem texts and audio, along with literary resources such as admired poets, poetry groups, publication opportunities and literary event information.

COUNCILOR/JUDGE/SPEAKER - Poetry Society of Texas

Statewide organization with local chapters that sponsors monthly meetings, annual conference and annual contest awards banquet, in which Anne is a longtime member, prize-winner and advocate.

API POET LAUREATE/JUDGE/PRESENTER - Austin Poets International/Austin International Poetry Festival.

International organization which sponsors an annual festival; Anne is a life member, longtime participant, past anthology editor, and advocate. 


Blog posts of Anne's original poems related to news and world events. Poem topics include international events and global topics, with a focus on progressive ideas. Poem posts include “Newslinks” to media outlets, as well as “Audiolinks” to Anne’s reading of the poem at Soundcloud. 

PRESENTER - Young Audiences of Northeast Texas

Cultural arts organization with a mission of arts integration in area schools. Anne's programs include poetry readings, workshops and residencies.

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR/LEAD JUDGE/EMCEE – Northeast Texas Poetry in Schools Contest 

A school-based poetry competition for students in grades 1-12 in several counties. Begun nearly 50 years ago by the Rusk County Poetry Society, a chapter of PST, this contest is now a partnership between Young Audiences of Northeast Texas, Region 7 ESC, RCPS, and InSpiritry, along with community sponsors. Anne is a longtime director, judge and awards ceremony emcee.

COFOUNDER/EDITOR/PUBLISHER/EMCEE - Art of Peace Tyler Poetry Anthology

An annual international peace poetry collection, published by InSpiritry in celebration of the annual United Nations International Day of Peace and the local Art of Peace celebration, With annual themes, the chapbook anthology of peace poems is launched with an evening reading hosted by Anne.


An annual program of notable speakers on progressive ideas who include civic leaders, scientists, professors and writers in Tyler, Texas. 

SPONSOR - Local Poetry Events 

Local and regional public poetry readings, slams, workshops, festivals and literary events hosted by poetry groups such as Poetry Society of Texas and Austin Poets International, university conferences and open mics led by those working bring diverse poetic voices and performance venues. 


Poetry presentations, workshops, residencies and readings for conferences, festivals, poetry groups, as well as schools, civic groups and community events.

POET/SPIRITUALIST - Community & Spiritual Settings

Original writing and presentations for faith communities, weddings, memorial services, religious small groups, women’s groups, and civic dedication programs.


Contact Anne Regarding Any of These Projects or to Inquire about Bookings