Who We Are

The Kentucky State Poetry Society seeks to inspire, encourage, and develop Kentucky’s poets through a wide variety of workshops, lectures, and publishing opportunities. The Kentucky State Poetry Society publishes the biannual literary journal Pegasus, offers a student and adult poetry contest, and hosts an annual poetry conference.

What We Do

We support Kentucky poets and readers in a variety of ways.

Annual Poetry Conference


Student + Adult Contests

Join Us

Members have opportunities to work with the best community of poets in and from the Commonwealth. They also receive discounts on select KSPS events and contests.

Kentucky State Poetry Society is a nonprofit organization and member of the National Federation of State Poetry Societies. KSPS is committed to the support Kentucky poets.