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.
Poets can pick up a free copy of their poem at the library anytime.
See the AP article about PoemCity here:
See the WCAX piece about PoemCity here:
See the Bridge article about PoemCity here:
See the Bridge article about the PoemCity Anthology here:
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
Thank you to our sponsors for their generous support
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
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
Friday, April 21, 2023
Poetry Sings | Onion River Community Access Media (orcamedia.net)
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)
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.
It's PoemTown Randolph's 10th anniversary! Come celebrate with them!
Visit poemtown.org for more information.
PoemTown St. Johnsbury