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Sundog Poetry Center Launches Annual Poetry Celebration for Marginalized Voices 

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 […]

AMP Nights 2018

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 […]

Share Your Heart!

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 […]

Interview with Poet Cleopatra Mathis

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 […]

Sydney Lea and Jody Gladding

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 […]

Conversation with Geof Hewitt

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 […]

Nature Poetry Camp!

There is still space available in our summer poetry camp for students entering 5th through 7th grades! August 1-5, 9:00 – noon, Cambridge Community Center, Jeffersonville. This year’s camp will focus on rivers and in particular Jeffersonville’s Brewster River. We will read, discuss, and write poems about rivers, and with the assistance of an Eco-Americorps volunteer, […]

Interview with Jean Connor

Sundog Poetry Center recently sat down with Shelburne, VT resident and poet Jean Connor to discuss the power poetry and her career. It was an honor and pleasure to include Connor as part of our Conversations with Vermont Poets series. Listen now to our conversation here! Watch for our conversation with Vermont poet Geof Hewitt in […]