Who We Are:

Mississippi Valley Poets & Writers is the local chapter of League of Minnesota Poets that serves the Twin Cities Metro Area. We are comprised of writers with all varieties of writing styles and interests. As a group, we aim to nurture the talent and appreciation for writing in all of our members. Take a ride down The River Raft, our monthly newsletter and see what we’re up to.

What We Do:

  • We host a contest and maintain the Nature Area Poetry Walk at Richfield Lake Park in Richfield, Minnesota.
  • We help with the Fall LOMP conference
  • We meet September through May
    • Writing exercises and Read arounds
    • We create an anthology of member work
    • Peer review and feedback
    • Monthly Special programing from September to May
    • Newsletter each month from September to May

Water Songs is our chapter’s first anthology, published in 2023.

With the theme of Water. If you want a copy,

contact Annette.gagliardi@gmail.com

How Do I Join:

Mississippi Valley Poets annual dues $10.00
Dues are January 1st to December 31st

Simply come to one of our meetings! Or mail in the registration form linked below.

Meeting Date and Time:

Third Saturday from 1-3 pm (Sept – May)

Village Shores conference room

6501 Woodlake Dr, Richfield, MN 55423

Contact Email below for the Zoom link to join virtually

For more information, Email us at: MVPandW2021@gmail.com