The Vermont Poetry Newsletter • January 12 2010

[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.]

Vermont Poetry Newsletter

Your Poetry & Spoken Word Gateway in the Green Mountain State

January 11, 2010 – In This Issue:

  1. About VPN/How To Print
  2. Newsletter Editor’s Note
  3. Writing Assignments/Suggestions/Exercises/Prompts
  4. 2000-2009: The Decade in Poetry
  5. Bridges: New Book by David Parkinson
  6. A Poetry Handbook for the Reluctant Reader (A. Fogel)
  7. Help the Fishouse
  8. In Memoriam: Ruth Lilly 1915-2009
  9. Ruth Lilly: Drug Heiress & Poetry Patron
  10. Lilly Makes $100M Bequest to Poetry Magazine
  11. Brighten the Barn – PSOV Anthology
  12. 2009 NH Writer’s Handbook/Writers’ Day?
  13. 10th Anniversary of Valparaiso Poetry Review
  14. Marilyn L. Taylor Book Review
  15. Book That Poet!
  16. Poets: Laziest, Stupidest People (Christian Bök)
  17. The Women Poets Reader Dictionary
  18. Time to Revive the Christmas Chapbook?
  19. Audio & Podcasts
  20. You Say You Want a Resolution?
  21. The Raymond Danowski Poetry Library
  22. Did You Know? Metrophobia (Are We Afraid of Poetry?)
  23. Ponderings: Invictus: Worst Famous Poem Ever?
  24. Poetry Quote – Paul Muldoon
  25. US Poets Laureate List
  26. Failbetter Poem
  27. Linebreak Poem
  28. Copper Canyon Press Poem
  29. American Life in Poetry Poems
  30. Vermont Poet Laureates
  31. Contact Info for Publisher of VPN: Ron Lewis
  32. Vermont Literary Journals
  33. State Poetry Society (PSOV)
  34. Year-Round Poetry Workshops in Vermont
  35. Other Poetry Workshops in Vermont
  36. Year-Round Poetry Writing Centers in Vermont
  37. Other Writing Groups in Vermont
  38. 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.

The mission of the Vermont Poetry Newsletter is to foster the poetry arts community in the Green Mountain State.  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.

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The Vermont Poetry Newsletter • December 2 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

December 2, 2009 – In This Issue:

  1. About VPN/How To Print
  2. Newsletter Editor’s Note
  3. Writing Assignments/Suggestions/Exercises/Prompts
  4. Kingdom Books Poetry Room Closing Dec 10th
  5. Two Heads: New Book by David Parkinson/Judith Dow Moore
  6. NH Writer’s Project Poetry Event Calendar
  7. The Mountain Review Literary Magazine
  8. The Pleasures of Translation & Writing Off The Bible: Misrashic Poetry
  9. The Politics of Poetry
  10. Brighten the Barn – PSOV Anthology
  11. 2009 NH Writer’s Handbook
  12. Interview with Poet Kevin Pilkington
  13. Stanley Kunitz on The Poet’s Relationship to the Poem
  14. Anne Sexton 10-Minute Video
  15. On Revision
  16. Poet Craig Arnold Passing
  17. Robert Frost Farm Fund
  18. Lost Poetry Quotations Web Site
  19. 2009-10 Poetry Out Loud Registered Schools To-Date
  20. The Recession Confession of a Poetry Shopaholic
  21. Bloodroot Literary Magazine Winners
  22. Boys & Girls Club of Rutland County 350 Syllables Project
  23. Did You Know? Poetry Foundation Has Launched an Online Poetry Learning Lab
  24. Ponderings – $10,000 Poetry Film Prize
  25. Poetry Quote – Christian Wiman
  26. US Poets Laureate List
  27. Failbetter Poem
  28. Linebreak Poem
  29. Copper Canyon Press Poem
  30. American Life in Poetry Poems
  31. League of Vermont Writers
  32. Vermont Poet Laureates
  33. Contact Info for Publisher of VPN: Ron Lewis
  34. Vermont Literary Journals
  35. State Poetry Society (PSOV)
  36. Year-Round Poetry Workshops in Vermont
  37. Other Poetry Workshops in Vermont
  38. Year-Round Poetry Writing Centers in Vermont
  39. 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.

The mission of the Vermont Poetry Newsletter is to foster the poetry arts community in the Green Mountain State.  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.


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