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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 […]

AMP Nights!

  Don’t miss our first AMP Night event! Thursday, March 23 from 6:00 – 8:00 (doors open at 5:30) for Art, Music, and Poetry! $10 suggested donation at the door. Here’s our line-up for the evening:   Artist – Ted Zilius Musician – Ben Cosgrove Poet – Poet Laureate of Vermont, Chard deNiord Food – […]

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 […]

Sundog Poetry Center Prepares for Growth; Expands Board

Jeffersonville, VT December 5, 2016 – Sundog Poetry Center, a non-profit charitable organization focused on supporting poets and promoting poetry throughout Vermont, has expanded its board of directors as it poises for growth in the new year. Joining the board are three Vermont poets, Pamela Harrison, Neil Shepard, and Judy Yarnall. A fourth member, accountant […]

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 […]