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Two Poems After Irene by Mary Ruefle

Two Poems After Irene by Mary Ruefle

Posted: September 22, 2021

2021 is the tenth anniversary of Tropical Storm Irene, the storm that tore through Vermont in late August 2011 and devastated communities across the state. This summer, Vermonters have remembered the destruction and loss of that event—and the strength with which we recovered—by sharing stories, photos, and videos from… Read More
I am a Vermont Artist: Tina Escaja (a.k.a. Alm@ Pérez)

I am a Vermont Artist: Tina Escaja (a.k.a. Alm@ Pérez)

Posted: September 20, 2021

Cyberpoets practice the art of electronic literature. Working at the intersection of language and technology, they create experiences that redefine what a poem or story can be. For Burlington-based cyberpoet Tina Escaja (a.k.a. Alm@ Pérez), this means everything from interactive poem-websites to scannable barcode-poems and even three-dimensional, spider-like “robopoems.” While… Read More
An Interview with Poet Sarah Audsley

An Interview with Poet Sarah Audsley

Posted: December 14, 2020

For Sarah Audsley, to be a rural poet is to “claim belonging in a rural landscape.” While the average American may not associate a Korean American woman with the phrase “rural poet,” that sense of belonging has always been natural to Audsley. Raised in Woodstock, VT,… Read More
Poetry in the Mail, From Mary Ruefle

Poetry in the Mail, From Mary Ruefle

Posted: September 2, 2020

Unless you subscribe to literary magazines or pen pal with writers, the last thing you might expect to receive in the mail is a poem—let alone one chosen and hand-mailed by such a nationally beloved writer as Mary Ruefle, Pulitzer Prize finalist and current Vermont Poet Laureate. Over the… Read More