Vermont Poetry Newsletter • July 28 2011

[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. If I cannot find a link, I will either omit the relevant portion of the newsletter to avoid copyright violations, or I will provide an alternate link. Please contact Ron Lewis if you would like to receive his Newsletter in full. All images are linked.]

Vermont Poetry Newsletter

Your Poetry & Spoken Word Gateway
In The Green Mountain State

July 27, 2011 (Previous issue: 05/22) –

In This Issue:

  1. About VPN
  2. Newsletter Editor/Publisher’s Note
  3. Writing Assignments/Suggestions/Exercises/Prompts
  4. Poets House Reading + Display of All the Poetry Books Published In the Last Year!!
  5. Bookstock in Woodstock
  6. All Ages Slam in Barre, July 29th
  7. BigTown Gallery Poetry Reading Series
  8. Support Your Vermont Lit Mags
  9. The Why’s of Joining Writing Groups
  10. From the Enchanted Tower to the World of Po-Biz
  11. NEPC – The New England Poetry Club
  12. WordTemple Poetry Series Audio Recordings
  13. Poetry Northwest Journal Revived
  14. University of California Press Suspends Poetry Series
  15. The History of English in Just 10 Minutes
  16. The Subversive Character of Prose Poetry, Part I
  17. The Subversive Character of Prose Poetry, Part II
  18. Why We Keep Rereading Donald Justice
  19. Nature Poetry at Audubon Zoo
  20. Poetry Society Lobbied by Red Wheelbarrow
  21. Walt Whitman@TweetsofGrass
  22. Expressing Loss, Anger Through ‘Slam’ Poetry
  23. The Milosz Road: From Origins to Global Fame
  24. New Book By David Budbill
  25. The Unforgiving Cinderblock
  26. Lightsey Darst, Poet and Dancer
  27. Letter From Poland: On Translating Poetry
  28. Sculpture of Exiled Poet Brodsky Graces U.S. Embassy
  29. Barzakh, New Literary Journal; Marilyn Hacker Interview
  30. Burlington Book Festival
  31. Brattleboro Literary Festival
  32. 2011 Lecture Series @ Vermont Studio Center
  33. Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference 2011
  34. Great Poetry Links: Onomatopoetic Words
  35. Poetry Quote – Robert Frost
  36. Linebreak Poem
  37. American Life in Poetry Poem
  38. US Poets Laureate List
  39. Vermont Poet Laureates
  40. US Poet Laureates From Vermont
  41. New Hampshire Poet Laureates
  42. US Poet Laureates From New Hampshire
  43. Contact Info for Editor/Publisher of VPN: Ron Lewis
  44. Vermont Literary Journals
  45. Vermont Literary Groups’ Anthologies
  46. Vermont Poetry Blogs
  47. State Poetry Society (PSOV)
  48. Year-Round Poetry Workshops in Vermont
  49. Other Poetry Workshops in Vermont
  50. Year-Round Poetry Writing Centers in Vermont
  51. Other Writing Groups in Vermont
  52. 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. This network consists of workshops, open mics, poetry performances and other literary events, providing opportunities to meet local poets, talk about and enjoy poetry, and motivate and inspire yourself in whatever writing projects you are involved.

The mission of the Vermont Poetry Newsletter is to foster the poetry arts community in the Green Mountain State, home to more writers and poets per capita than any other state in the nation.  Its goals are to serve as a resource for and about VT poets; to support the development of individual poets; and to encourage an audience for poetry in Vermont.

Dating from 2009, the Vermont Poetry Newsletters are being archived on a blog maintained by poet Patrick Gillespie at PoemShape.

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