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 […]
Tony Whedon, the author of Sundog Poetry Center’s latest publication (with Green Writers Press), The Hatcheck Girl, was the guest on the Write The Book podcast this week. Joining host Shelagh Connor Shapiro, Tony explores two writing prompts: Either imagine an attic or remember one from your past, and describe the things you see there. […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
It’s here! Our first interview in our 2016 series Conversations with Vermont Poets is ready! Listen to our exclusive interview with Poet Laureate Chard deNiord here. We’re sure you’ll learn as much as we did and be as inspired, too. Check out our upcoming spring, summer, and fall events on our Events link above, including Re-feathering […]
Join us this weekend for Writing My Life – a two-hour writing workshop led by Mary Rose Dougherty, MFA, at the Unitarian Church of Montpelier. $25. For all levels of writers. Coming up in February is the first in our 2016 series Conversations With Vermont Poets. Have a question for our new state Poet Laureate? Now’s the chance to […]
At last! The 10th lecture of Poets and Their Craft Lecture Series! Baron Wormser delivers a talk infused with his own poetry in which you will learn a great deal of what it is about poetry that draws us to it. This is the last installment of our 2015 series. Be sure to watch the […]
We’d like to introduce you to our newest board member, Michael Thompson. With Michael’s extensive background in the finance world (and he’s a darn good poet, besides), Sundog Poetry will surely continue to develop programming in the most responsible and sound way to ensure we are around for a long time to come….Read about Michael here.