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Vermont Poetry Out Loud 2018 Semifinals

Vermont Poetry Out Loud 2018 Semifinals

Posted: February 23, 2018

The Vermont Poetry Out Loud 2018 semifinals have been rescheduled for March 12 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m at the Barre Opera House. Champions from 33 high schools across the state will come to compete. Ten finalists will be named at the end of the day, and continue to the State Finals held March 15 in partnership with Vermont PBS at the Elley-Long Music Center in Colchester. The state champion will move on to the National Championship held April 23-25 at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. The Semifinals can be seen via live stream on the Vermont Poetry Out Loud Facebook page. Read More
Vermont Poetry Out Loud 2017 Semifinals. Here.

Vermont Poetry Out Loud 2017 Semifinals. Here.

Posted: February 28, 2017

The Vermont Poetry Out Loud 2017 Semifinals will be at the Barre Opera House on March 8 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Champions from 34 high schools across the state will come to compete. Ten finalists will be named at the end of the day, and continue to the State Finals on March 16 at Vermont PBS. The state champion will move on to the National Championship held in April at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. The semifinals can be seen via livestream, thanks to personnel and bandwidth from Big Heavy World. Read More
Vermont Poetry Out Loud 2016 Semifinals. Here.

Vermont Poetry Out Loud 2016 Semifinals. Here.

Posted: March 3, 2016

The Vermont Poetry Out Loud 2016 Semifinals were held at the Barre Opera House on March 9 from 10 a.m - 3 p.m. School champions from 36 high schools across the state came to compete.   Ten students moved on to the Finals held March 16.   Read More
Poetry Out Loud: Live Stream

Poetry Out Loud: Live Stream

Posted: February 25, 2015

Vermont Semi-Finals and Finals…Live! Almost 5,000 high school students from across Vermont participated in this year’s Poetry Out Loud program. Watch the semi-finals March 11 as 37 students recite the works of noted poets at the Barre Opera House and compete for a place in the Vermont Poetry Out … Read More
Galway Kinnell: An Appreciation

Galway Kinnell: An Appreciation

Posted: October 30, 2014

By Executive Director of the Arts Council, Alex Aldrich I once had a small argument with Galway Kinnell. We were in a panel meeting to select the next Vermont State Poet and there was a momentary misunderstanding about process that required some clarification. Galway misunderstood my clarification, meaning that my … Read More