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POETRY

Local authors release new books

10/3/19

In the mood for a murder mystery? A bit of escapism? Some tips for taking control of your health? The latest crop of books written by area authors...

Poetry Can Save People and Countries

10/4/18

Czeslaw Milosz, the 20th-century Polish poet and Nobel laureate who became a U.S. citizen in 1970, published a poem titled Dedication in 1946 in...

If we have reached a point in history when few people read poems or novels from beginning to end anymore, then we have arrived at a post-literary...

Robert Frost was a sublime poet who struck terror in both himself and his readers. Gifted with a prodigious capacity for what John Keats called...

Memorization has had a low reputation in education circles for several generations now. Teachers believe it stifles creativity while failing to...

For the past year and a half, Sydney Lea — my predecessor as poet laureate of Vermont — and I have been editing an anthology, Roads Taken...

Sometimes, when she needs to buckle down and write, Vievee Francis goes to the Tuckerbox Cafe in White River Junction and works as she watches the...

Hanover — The Palestinian-American poet Naomi Shihab Nye has long been thinking about the nature of “dividing lines,” she said at a reading at...

Five students from Upper Valley high schools will compete in the Vermont semifinals of the national Poetry Out Loud competition next week in Barre...

After being asked to read at the Writers Resist reading in Brattleboro on the Sunday before Martin Luther King Day, I wrote the following essay as...

Over the course of the last few months I have been deeply troubled and saddened by the news coming out of Syria, specifically Aleppo where...

David Budbill and Leland Kinsey, two of Vermont’s most popular and beloved poets, died last month. I wish I had enough space here to do justice to...

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