Below are the winning poems from the 2023 Fall Workshop as voted on by PSOV members.
#1: Downstream by George Longenecker
#2: Ray by David Hartnett
#3: The End of Infinity by S. J. Cahill
#4: Speak! by Janet Sarah Schneider
#5: Zoo by Kristine Korman
#6: An exercise in trying not to cry by Erika Nichols-Frazer
#7: In the Wake by Julie Fonte
#8: At the end of a cruel summer by Katie Golden
#9: The Glinting Month by Caitlin Gildrien
#10: Mountain Fog by Ann Day
Congratulations to the authors of the top ten poems from the Fall Workshop! These poems will be published in the 2024 Mountain Troubadour. If you would like to make revisions to your poems before publishing, send them to the Editor of The Mountain Troubadourbefore January 1st and enter “Fall Poem Revision” in the subject line of your email.
That Poetry, By Which I Lived, a Short Course on the Poetry of Galway Kinnell
The Vermont Arts Council is proud to support a new online Short Course celebrating the life and work of Vermont poet Galway Kinnell. Join poet Major Jackson online for five evening sessions: Tuesdays and Thursdays, November 30 to December 14. With support from former students, colleagues and friends of Kinnell’s including the poets Sharon Olds, Nick Flynn, Robert Hass and Toi Dericotte, Jackson will guide participants through the former Vermont State Poet Laureate’s vast catalog of poems spanning more than thirty years of work. Financial aid is available. Learn more and register at Community of Writers.