First Annual Poetry Forum

The event will be open to the public with the standard admission fee.
June 24th, 2023, 2:00-5:00 pm

Join us at the Poetry Forum, where we celebrate the diversity and richness of Asian cultures by exploring their unique poetic styles. Immerse yourself in a world of enchanting words and captivating imagery as we showcase the beauty of Asian poetry. This is an opportunity to broaden your horizons and deepen your appreciation for the art of expression. Don’t miss out on this exciting event.

Presenters have the opportunity to have their work published in the Texas State Museum of Asian Cultures online database. After all presenters and speakers have presented their works, the event will end with an open mic where anyone from the audience may read their poetry. All ages and experience levels are welcome to apply for the First Annual Poetry Forum!

Poetry Categories

Styled submissions can be in

  • Syair
  • Haiku/Senryuu
  • Luc Bat
  • Yadu
  • Sijo
  • Pantun
  • Kural

Learn more about the styles here.

Entries in this category can be any style as long as they are in an Asian language.

Please submit the English version of your poem along with the original.

Entries in this category can be in any language and no style necessary.

The submission must be related to Asian cultures.

This event is being hosted by Texas State Museum of Asian Cultures and the Corpus Christi Poets group.