DEWITT— The Iowa Poetry Association will soon release the 72nd edition of Lyrical Iowa, the annual anthology of poems by Iowa writers of all ages.

The book contains 341 poems chosen from 2,026 entries. Local writers included in this edition include Shea Doyle, Richard A. Polansky, Lois E. Wessels and Jill Zimmerman, all of DeWitt.

While the supply lasts, books may ordered for $10 each. To purchase a copy, contact Marilyn Baszczynski, Editor, (515) 833-2223 or