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Unlimited Workshops & Study Sessons

Our goal is to provide frequent and varied opportunities to expand your craft, gain new skills and enjoy the comradery of other poets. We strive to provide something for everyone. 

Recurring weekly and monthly sessions are free to members.  

Workshops lead by experienced, professional poets are free or have reduced fees for members.

Opportunities to Publish 

The Nebraska Poetry Society publishes the winners of their poetry contest in their digital publication in the Spring of 2022. More publications will be announced in 2022.

The National Federation of State Poetry Societies (NFSPS), and all state chapters including the Nebraska Poetry Society, have opportunities to publish in anthologies, literary publications.

Opportunities to Win Awards

The Nebraska Poetry Society holds a poetry contest in November that is open to the public. The top 3 winners receive cash prizes. They, along with up to 20 notable mentions, are also published in our digital publication.

All members of the Nebraska Poetry Society can submit to any of the contests held by the National Federation of State Poetry Societies (NFSPS) in April. 

Annual Poetry Convention

The NFSPS Annual Poetry Convention is a weekend event with workshops from some of the top poets. The location will change each year to provide everyone with equal access.

The Nebraska Poetry Society will announce their upcoming Poetry Retreat and next year's Poetry Festival soon.

Become a Member

  • NPS Membership

    Members Receive FREE or Discounted Admission to Workshops
    Valid for one year
    • Unlimited, Free Poetry Writing Workshops
  • Scholarship

    Available for minors, students, and those who need it.
    Valid for one year

    Sponsor a Poet

    Poet Sponsorship



    Help Ensure No Poet is Turned Away From

    Poetry and the Resources Designed to Hone Their Craft

    Valid for one year

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    Sponsored poets will receive all

    membership benefits.

    Help us make quality programming accessible to all and promote

    our local poets with your charitable donation.

    The Nebraska Poetry Society is a non-profit 501c3 organization.

    To submit a check:

    If you prefer to submit your donation or membership dues by check, you may send it to the below address.

    Please be sure to include your full name, email address and mailing address.

    Thank you!

    Nebraska Poetry Society

    2580 S 90th St, Ste 120

    Omaha, NE 68124

    VENMO: @NEpoetrysociety

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