Vermont Poetry Newsletter • October 27 2009

[ The Vermont Poetry Newsletter is not issued by me but by Ron Lewis , by whose permission I post this. PLEASE NOTE : I have edited his newsletter so that links are provided rather than text. ]

Vermont Poetry Newsletter

Your Poetry & Spoken Word Gateway in the Green Mountain State
October 26, 2009 – In This Issue:

  1. About VPN/How To Print
  2. Newsletter Editor’s Note
  3. Writing Assignments/Suggestions/Exercises/Prompts
  4. Refusing at 52 To Write Sonnets (Thomas Lynch)
  5. Leaves of Grass – A History
  6. Leaves of Grass – A Rare First Edition Emerges
  7. David Budbill Poem
  8. Brighten the Barn – PSOV Anthology
  9. Ten Best Poems To Teach (& Discussion)
  10. Best Poems For High School Students
  11. Young Writers Project (Video & Audio)
  12. Dylan Thomas
  13. The Horace Greeley Writers’ Conference
  14. Mary Oliver’s Provincetown: A Poet’s Landscape
  15. Sharon Olds Letter to Laura Bush Declining Invite
  16. Robert Frost Farm Fund
  17. AudioForum Robert Frost Society Special
  18. Book King Readings
  19. Did You Know? Horny Goat Weed Is Real!
  20. Ponderings – Bones Found in Utah Aren’t of Missing Poet
  21. Poetry Quote – Paul Engle
  22. US Poets Laureate List
  23. Failbetter Poem
  24. Linebreak Poem
  25. Copper Canyon Press Poem
  26. American Life in Poetry Poems
  27. Vermont Poet Laureates
  28. Contact Info for Publisher of VPN: Ron Lewis
  29. Vermont Literary Journals
  30. State Poetry Society (PSOV)
  31. Year-Round Poetry Workshops in Vermont
  32. Other Poetry Workshops in Vermont
  33. Year-Round Poetry Writing Centers in Vermont
  34. Poetry Event Calendar


1.) About the Vermont Poetry Newsletter Network

The Vermont Poetry Newsletter Network is made up of people of all backgrounds, ages and skills who appreciate the craft of poetry and want to promote it in the beautiful state of Vermont. The network consists of a free e-mail list, an eventual web site, workshops, open mics, poetry performances and other literary events. The network provides opportunities to meet local poets, talk about and enjoy poetry, and motivate and inspire yourself in whatever writing projects you are involved.

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