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What an amazing PoemCity 2023! Thank you to the downtown businesses for hosting poems all month, to the poets for submitting 350 poems this year, and to our sponsors and community partners.  

We will open up for poetry submissions for PoemCity 2024 in January, 2024. 

 

See the AP article about PoemCity 2023 here:

https://apnews.com/article/montpelier-poetry-vermont-spring-bd5547c62ed42fa7adc452c2f337e565

See the WCAX piece about PoemCity here:

https://www.wcax.com/2023/04/23/montpelier-transformed-into-poem-city-national-poetry-month/

See the Bridge article about PoemCity here:

https://montpelierbridge.org/2023/04/poemcity-our-most-magical-time-of-year/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

See the Bridge article about the PoemCity Anthology here:

https://montpelierbridge.org/2023/05/poetry-for-the-people-poemcity-anthology-2023/

 

The PoemCity 2023 anthology continues to be available:

 

-At the main circulation desk of the library for a suggested donation of $10-$20. 

 

-From the publisher (with shipping options for folks out of town): PoemCity Anthology: 2023 - Rootstock Publishing

-At Bear Pond Books: https://www.bearpondbooks.com/book/9781578691371

 

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Thank you to our sponsors for their generous support

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PoemCity 2023 Videos & Photos

 

​​Weaving PoemCity Poetry into Art

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

JC Wayne made over 200 poem broadsides from previous PoemCity years into woven hearts for display in the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. To find out if one of your previous PoemCity poems was woven into a heart, visit poartry.org/poemcity-hearts. For more information, visit JC's website: poartry.org
 

PoemCity 2023 Opening Reception

Saturday, April 1, 2023
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Natural Selections  

Friday, April 7, 2023

Natural Selections 4/7/2023 | Onion River Community Access Media (orcamedia.net)


 

Poetry Reading with Sydney Lea, Samn Stockwell, and Ralph Culver

Saturday, April 8, 2023

Poetry Reading with Ralph Culver, Sydney Lea, and Samn Stockwell 4/8/2023 | Onion River Community Access Media (orcamedia.net)

Discovery: A Reading and Workshop Exploring Wonder Through Poetry

Sunday, April 16, 2023

Discovery: A Reading and Workshop Exploring Wonder Through Poetry | Onion River Community Access Media (orcamedia.net)

Poetry, Process, and Perspective

Monday, April 17, 2023

Poetry, Process, and Perspective | Onion River Community Access Media (orcamedia.net)

Poetry Society of Vermont Reading

Tuesday, April 18, 2023

 

 

 

Poetry Sings

Friday, April 21, 2023

Poetry Sings | Onion River Community Access Media (orcamedia.net)

 

Astrobridge Artistry

Sunday, April 23, 2023

 

  


 

Jazz and Poetry from the Balcony

Saturday, April 29, 2023

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jewish Poets Read

Sunday, April 30, 2023

Rhymes & Good Times: Jewish Poetry Reading | Onion River Community Access Media (orcamedia.net)

 

PoemCity Passport


 

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Don't miss the poetry happenings throughout the state!

 

Poems Around Town

This is the third year Poems Around Town in Brattleboro. It’s led by Write Action (www.writeaction.org) and supported by Time To Write and the Brattleboro Literary Festival.
Most of downtown shops will be participating, with over one-hundred poems submitted. 

PoemTown Randolph

It's PoemTown Randolph's 10th anniversary! Come celebrate with them!

Visit poemtown.org for more information.

PoemTown St. Johnsbury

PoemTown St. Johnsbury - Catamount Arts

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