Join us for a writing workshop with Tina Escaja on Monday, October 14 from 5:00 – 7:00 at Rock Point Center, Burlington, VT. Tina will be exploring “Techno/Identity and Resistance: On Poetry, Gender, and Interspecies.” Interspecies? I had to ask Tina myself! Tina explained, “Interspecies and random poetry has to do with my work with […]
Thank you to all those who attended our 2nd annual Justice & Poetry for All event. Special thanks go to the poets who shared their and others’ work as well as to North End Studios for hosting. What a beautiful night it was! See photos from the event here.
Sundog Poetry Center is pleased to announce the launch of their annual poetry event entitled Justice – And Poetry – For All. The series aspires to raise the voices of those in marginalized populations through poetry, focusing on different groups each year. The first event will be held at Clemmons Family Farm in Charlotte, VT […]
It’s the third and final installment of our 2018 AMP Nights! It’s happening Thursday, May 24 from 6:00 – 8:00 (doors open at 5:30) at Bryan Memorial Gallery in Jeffersonville – a night filled with magnificent Art, Music, and Poetry! $10 suggested donation at the door. Presented in partnership with River Arts and sponsored by […]
We had an inspiring day at Bishop Booth Center last Thursday with feature poet Tim Seibles, Vermont poets LN Bethea, Stephen Cramer, Rajnii Eddins, Lizzy Fox, Geof Hewitt, Kerrin McCadden, and Neil Shepard, and teachers and students from BFA St. Albans, Rock Point School, Vergennes, and Montpelier High Schools. Thank you to Main St. Landing […]
Listen to our interview with Cleopatra Mathis here. She was the last in our series, Conversations with Vermont Poets, sponsored in part by the Vermont Humanities Council. Cleopatra discusses writers and poetry topics such as Slyvia Plath, Flannery O’Connor, the importance of holding tension in writing poetry, the relationship between syntax, line break, vocabulary, and the […]
This past fall, Sundog board members Mary Jane Dickerson and Tamra Higgins had the honor of conversing with Vermont poets Sydney Lea and Jody Gladding about their poetry, their literary influences, and their writing practices among myriad other topics. While these two poets seem worlds apart in their creative style, both are steeped in nature […]
Please see below or click here to view this article by Daniel Halpern of the New York Times. Why Poetry? Well, yes. Most books of poetry sell a couple of thousand copies, at best. So in a quantitative sense, what’s the point of supporting it? With dollars or sense? Would we make the same argument […]
We hope you enjoy this video, which we feels captures our very special day in September with Naomi Shihab Nye!
Conversations with Vermont Poets continues with an interview with Geof Hewitt in his home in Calais, Vermont. While discussing many topics, we learned Geof’s take on the difference between a poem and poetry, about some good poetry anthologies, how the incident at Kent State University caused him to move from Hawaii to Vermont, and his thoughts on the […]