- Belizean Poets Society
The Belizean Poets Society is a literary organization established in 2005 to promote
Belizean poetry and literary experience.
The BPS was registered in August 2005 and formally launched by six individuals in
Belize Cityon 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
The Poets Society in 2008 reorganized itself to include writers of all persuasions, and is now the Belizean Writers and Poets Society.
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 Enriquezand Edward Broaster are all published authors of poetry and other media and are routinely called on to present works at important ceremonies.
* President: Adele Ramos-Daly
* Vice President: Ansel West
* [http://www.freewebs.com/belizeanpoetssociety/ BPS at Freewebs.com]
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