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Categories of Memberships:
  • Categories of membership are: Regular (anyone interested in poetry) and Student (a full-time college or university student).
  • The current dues structure is $20.00 for Regular and $7.00 for Student membership. Dues are renewable on January 1 of each year.
Dues for ASPS:
  • Dues are paid annually.
  • Dues paid in the months of November and December will be applied to the following calendar year.
  • Dues paid prior to November are valid for that year only.
Benefits of being an ASPS Member:
  • Members pay a reduced registration fee for meetings.
  • Members pay a reduced entrance fee for poetry contests.
  • Members receive (electronically) copies of the Muse Messenger, the newsletter of ASPS.
  • Members have their publications/books highlighted on this website.
ASPS Dues should the dues be paid?
  • Purchase a money order for $20.00 at the U.S. Post Office, your local bank or
    any commercial location such as drugstores, grocery stores, or at WalMart.
  • OR, you can use a personal check to pay your dues.
  • Make the Money Order or personal check payable to: "ASPS"
  • Mail the money order (Or your check) and your membership information to:
Myra Ward Barra
ASPS Treasurer
P.O. Box 2
Pell City, AL 35125
What other information should I send along with my dues?
On a separate piece of paper, PRINT the following information:
Your membership can NOT be processed without ALL this information.
  • Your Full Name
  • Your Street / P.O. Box Address
  • Your City, State and ZIP Code
  • Your Email Address
  • Your Telephone Number
IF you wish, you can also download and print your information on this downloadable PDF file.
List of current members, Alphabetical, by Name then location and Author's Website (If Any).

This tabulation combines the various lists of members we have. 
     The Names in BLUE come from a spreadsheet File Name = "aspsmembershiplist12616.xlsx"
     The names in BLACK come from the files provided.

There seems to be a divergence. I do not know how to straighten it out.

ASPS Member's Name ASPS Member's Home Town & Website


Adams, Faye Desoto, MO
Adamson, Jodi Deatsville, AL       ASPS Immediate Past President
Allen, Enga Moulton, AL  (2015)
Allen, Jane S Arab, AL
Anderson, Janet Johnson Huntsville, AL


Balme,  Kennard Daphne, AL
Barham, Worth Pell City, AL
Barra, Myra Ward Pell City, AL          ASPS Treasurer and ASPS Membership
Beard, Lois Ann Daisy, TN
Beck, Jerri Birmingham, AL
Berry, John Allen Huntsville, AL  (2015NEW)
Blanks, Barbara Garland, TX
Blosser, Lydia Fairhope, AL
Brazeal, Taney Fairhope, AL
Brown, Barbara Montgomery, AL  (2015)
Brown, Cleveland Evergreen, AL        ASPS Historian   (2016)
Brown, Vivian Fairhope, AL     (2016)
Broyles, Angela Killen, AL   (2015)
Brunson, Rebecca Fairhope, AL
Burkett, Timothy Birmingham, AL
Buttimer, Elizabeth Bowdon, GA
Byers, James Matthew Wellington, AL


Cage, Joanne Ramey Leeds, AL
Cannizzo, Bettye Hartselle, AL   (2016)
Carlisle, Roger Birmingham, AL
Carter, Frances T. Birmingham, AL   (2015)
Case, Carol D. South Mobile, AL   (2015NEW)
Cavender, Michael A. Hayden, AL   (2016)
Channell, Ramey Leeds, AL
Cleveland, Jackie Harpersville, AL  (2016)
Cleverdon, Mary Point Clear, AL     (2016)
C-Moon, Judith Huntsville, AL     (2015)
Cole, Kay B. Birmingham, AL    (2015)
Collins, Robert Birmingham, AL   (2015)
Cooper, Douglas Hoover, AL    (2016)
Crawford, Kim Denise Leeds, AL   (2017)
Croston, Catherine Foley, AL   (2015)
Cunningham, Suzanne Hobbs Jacksonville, AL    (2016)


Daniel, Shawnette Cropwell, AL
Davidson, Caren Huntsville, AL
Davis, Teresa Webb, AL
Deloach, Dr. Wayne A. Marbury, AL
Dick, Teal Thorsby, AL
Dingler, Ellen Boaz, AL
Dodgen, Sylvia W. Orange Beach, AL
Downes, Jeremy Auburn, AL


East, Peggy Huntsville, AL
Ellis, Leslie Pike Road, AL


Felder Sr, Charles Montgomery, AL
Ferguson, James Birmingham, AL
Field, Claire Auburn, AL
Firmage, Charles Boise, ID


Gaston, Faye Union Springs, AL
Gates, Joanne E. Jacksonville, AL
Gattis, Bev Odenville, AL
Gattis, Glynn Odenville, AL
Gehlkin, Gail Irvington, AL
George, Edward Pratville, AL
Gilbert, Virginia Madison, AL
Gillis, Steven Orange Beach, AL     ASPS First Vice President (Acting)
Glidewell, Urainah Pell City, AL
Godsey, Joy Birmingham, AL
Goldman, Henry Augusta, GA
Goudeau, Pat Moody, AL
Gray, Robert Mobile, AL
Green, Samuel Montgomery, AL


Hale, Randy C. Oneonta, AL
Hall, Faye Talladega, AL
Hamilton, Lori Birmingham, AL
Hannahan, Lindsey  
Hardesty, Jerri Brierfield, AL
Hardesty, Kirk Brierfield, AL
Harris-Stokes, Joyce A. Seale, AL
Hayes, Margaret Birmingham, AL
Hayes, Peggy Teel  
Henderson, Emily G. Pinson, AL
Henderson, Sophia Pinson, AL
Hernandez, Carolina Russellville, AL
Hensel, Terry Alpharetta, GA
Hoffman, Bonnie Mobile, AL
(Hosmer) Caren Renee Davidson Huntsville, AL
Huffman, Jerry  
Hurley, Evelyn Gaylesville, AL        ASPS Parliamentarian
Hyman, Ramona Huntsville, AL


Ivy, Betty Fairhope, AL


Jarrell, Mavis Mobile, AL
Johnson, Michael K. Russellville, AL
Jones, Helen Harahan, LA
Jones, Jessica Daphne, AL
Jones IV, Madison P. Auburn, AL
Jones, Rebecca Harbor Madison, AL




Lingerfelt, Martha Blountsville, AL
Link, Carey Brownsboro, AL
Little, Lindsey K. Pell City, AL
Lockie, Ellaraine Sunnyvale, CA
Luther, Susan Huntsville, AL
Lynn, Robert L. Norman, OK


Marks, Barry S. Birmingham, AL
Martinello, Susan Gulf Shores, AL
McBride, Georgie Moody, AL
Middlebrooks, Jo Columbus, GA
Mikkelsen, Claire Huntsville, AL
Milwee, Mysti Southside, AL
Modlin, Richard Owens Cross Roads, AL
Moran, Catherine Little Rock, AR
Moritz, Harry Pell City, AL         ASPS Webmaster
Moritz, Rita Pell City, AL         ASPS Muse Messenger Editor
Mutchler, Don Mobile, AL


Northington, Hope Mobile, AL
Northington, Jay S. Niceville, FL




Palmer, Renee Montevallo, AL
Parvin, Debbie W. Fancy Gap, VA
Perkins, Dr. Gene Montrose, AL
Perry, Georgette Huntsville, AL
Perry, Lora Birmingham, AL
Pierce, Rachel Marian Coaling, AL
Porter, Yolanda Mobile, AL
Purcell, Jean Marie Eugene, OR


Quarles, Jovan Madison, AL


Reeves, Diane Decatur, AL
Riddle, Christine Foley, AL
Roach, Michael Birmingham, AL
Roberts, Bonnie Huntsville, AL
Robinson, James Huntsville, AL
Robinson-Stewart, Cheryl New Marker, AL
Rojem, Don Moulton, AL
Rush, Margaret Pell City, AL
Rushing, Natalie Huntsville, AL


Sadler, Lynn Veach Pittsboro, NC
Paul-Sampson, P.T. Spanish Fort, AL
Sansom, Kenneth Birmingham, AL
Saxon, Grady Sue Leeds, AL
Scalf, Sue Prattville, AL
Sharp, Laura Riverside, AL
Sherrill, Beth Tuscaloosa, AL
Slater, Glenda Spanish Fort, AL
Smith, David Pelham, AL
Smith, Juanita C. Mobile, AL
Speir, Betty Ruth Point Clear, AL
Spence, Betty Mobile, AL
Spottswood, Henry Maineville, OH
Stefanescu, Alina Tuscaloosa, AL      ASPS Acting President
Stull, Dalene Danville, OH


Taylor, Keiani Elaine Homewood, AL
Teel, Peggy Vestavia, AL
Temple, Jessica Madison, AL
Thompson, Kathleen Birmingham, AL
Tomeo, Vincent Flushing, NY
Thornton, Brenda Montgomery, AL
Tumminello, Sam Huntsville, AL




Vann, Margaret J. Huntsville, AL
Vines, Adam Birmingham, AL


Wahl, Mike Athens, AL
Waddle, Sharon Athens, AL
Walker, Sue Brannan East Mobile, AL
Walls, Peggy G. Alexander City, AL
Ware, Dargan Moody, AL
Weil, Laurie Jean Montgomery, AL
Wells, Marilyn Ragland, AL
Wells, Rachel Ragland, AL
Whitten, Joseph Odenville, AL
Wiedemann, Barbara K. Montgomery, AL
Willert, Jeanette Pell City, AL          ASPS 2nd Vice President and Contest Chair
Wingard, Joseph Andalusia, AL
Wilson, Lend Birmingham, AL
Wingard, Joe Andalusia, AL
Wood, George Fayetteville, TN
Wright, Kimberly Prattville, AL        ASPS Secretary






Zimmerman, Steven Fort Wayne, IN