Two published area poets will be reading from their works at the Jeudevine
Library to celebrate National Poetry Month:
Each poet will read for about a half hour. The readings will be followed by light refreshments and conversation with the poets. For more information call the library at 472-5948.
Julia Shipley is an independent journalist and author of The Academy of Hay, winner of the 2014 Melissa Lanitis Gregory Poetry Prize and Adam's Mark, named a Best Book of 2014 by the The Boston Globe. Winner of the 2006 Ralph Nading Hill Award and two-time recipient of Vermont Arts Council and the Vermont Community Fund grants, she was also awarded The Frost Place's Grace Paley Poetry Fellowship, as well as fellowships to The Center for Book Arts and The Studios at Key West. Her poems and essays have appeared in Alimentum: The Literature of Food, CutBank, Colorado Review, December, FIELD, Fourth Genre, Gettysburg Review, Green Mountains Review, North American Review, Orion Magazine, Poetry, Poet Lore, The Rumpus, Taproot, The Toast, Verse Daily, Utne Reader and elsewhere. She holds an MFA from The Bennington College Writing Seminars and lives in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom.
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William Graham, a poet and novelist based in Stowe, has just released his newest volume of poetry entitled Mountain springs: Haiku from Vermont and other poems. Graham holds a BA and MA in English and a MS in Communications from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. He lives in Stowe, Vermont. In addition to his poetry he has written novels for children and adults, and a travel memoir.
Visit his travel blog at:
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Phone: (802) 472-5948
Address: Jeudevine Memorial Library
93 North Main St.
P.O. Box 536
Hardwick, VT 05843