The Utah State Poetry Society is an organization dedicated to the
creation and appreciation of poetry. While the major activities focus on
writing, members are encouraged to read and listen to the great poetry
of our time and our heritage.
If you are a lover of poetry and/or an aspiring poet, you will be rewarded in many ways by membership in the Utah State Poetry Society.
Sponsored by C. Cameron Johns, the first president, six charter members founded the Utah State Poetry Society on May 6, 1950. On October 18, 1963, the Society was incorporated under the laws of the State of Utah.
Trustees listed were C. Cameron Johns, Betty W. Madsen, and Beulah H. Sadleir.
Incorporators were Ann W. Hafen, Linnie F. Robinson, Kathryn Kay, Clinton F. Larson.
Articles of Incorporation stated, "The period of duration of this organization shall be perpetual", and the Society was declared a non-profit corporation.