Belizean Poets Society


Belizean Poets Society

The Belizean Poets Society is a literary organization established in 2005 to promote Belizean poetry and literary experience.

Formation

The BPS was registered in August 2005 and formally launched by six individuals in Belize City on September 8, 2005.

The founding members were Adele Ramos-Daly of the Amandala, Ansel West, Margaret Arana, Police Supt. Edward Broaster, Erwin X (Jones) and Orson Elrington.

Its counts as its mission

Reorganization

The Poets Society in 2008 reorganized itself to include writers of all persuasions, and is now the Belizean Writers and Poets Society.

Activities

The Society holds an annual Poets Competition coinciding with Belize's September Celebrations, as well as smaller gatherings and exhibitions.

Society members such as Ramos, Erwin, Kalilah Enriquez and Edward Broaster are all published authors of poetry and other media and are routinely called on to present works at important ceremonies.

Officers

* President: Adele Ramos-Daly
* Vice President: Ansel West

External links

* [http://www.freewebs.com/belizeanpoetssociety/ BPS at Freewebs.com]


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