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Benefits of Membership

    • Quarterly newsletter "Workshopping our Words"
    • Members-only poetry journal Common Threads
    • Free quarterly poetry workshops
    • Statewide network of poets and lovers of poetry
    • Enthusiastic support for poets at all levels of expertise
    • Participation in members-only contests
    • Membership in National Federation of State Poetry Societies

    Membership Categories & Annual Dues

    • Regular Membership: $20.00
    • Senior Membership - Age 65 & older: $15.00
    • Student Membership - Through college: $8.00
    • Associate - Does not include Common Threads: $8.00
    • Needs-based Scholarship - Free (Requests for a needs-based scholarship are determined on a case-by-case basis. If you believe you fit this category, please contact us.)

    Pay Dues Using PayPal Below


    Membership Renewals

    Do you need to renew your membership? All OPA memberships renew in April. Use the PayPal link above, or simply send us the appropriate amount of your dues (see list above) with the word "renewal" written on the check.
    Send check or money order to:

    Rinda Sansom
    OPA Membership Chair
    1258 Scott Road
    Mansfield, OH 44903

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    Ohio Poetry Association,
    Apr 30, 2019, 4:58 PM