We invite everyone to bring a poem to share, whether it is your own or a poem that you love.
Cora Brooks has lived in Vermont for more than thirty years. She is the author of five books of poems, including The Book of Hours, excerpts of which are part of a permanent installation at Burlington International Airport. Cora has taught at Lesley University, Wheaten College, and at Goddard College.
Martha Zweig's new book, Monkey Lightning, is just out from Tupelo Press. Martha Zweig received a Whiting Writer’s Award in 1999, and her poems have been published in many of the nation’s leading literary and political journals, including Poetry, Prairie Schooner, Field, The Boston Review, The Progressive, The Kenyon Review, and Sojourner. Martha's’s previous books include Vinegar Bone and What Kind (Wesleyan, 1999 and 2003). Currently she volunteers for North Country Animal League and for Restorative Justice, a community organization promoting a post-police process based on the “truth and reconciliation” approach developed in South Africa.
Phyliss Larabbee of Woodbury has been writing all her life, her book, Shoveler on the Roof can be found in the Galaxy Bookshop in Hardwick, and Bear Pond Books in Montpelier.
Victor Densmore, began writing seriously in 2003 and his exquisite first collection, Out of the Hermit's Meadow and Wood, is lyrical and haunting. A resident of Craftsbury, Victor Densmore is working on his second collection of poems.
So come and bring a poem to share...your own poem or a poem you love on December 8th at 7 p.m. at the Woodbury Community Library. For info call Merry at 456-1630.