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Results of Fall Workshop 2024

The Results Are In!

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 Troubadour before January 1st and enter “Fall Poem Revision” in the subject line of your email.

Results of the Spring Workshop 2023

The Poetry Society of Vermont 2023 Spring Workshop was held on May 13th at the Quechee Inn at Marshland Farm, Quechee, Vermont. Twenty four members attended the wonderful luncheon and workshop led by poet, Chard deNiord where he provided critique after members read their poems. Members also offered feedback to others after their readings. Thanks to technology, a few members were able to attended remotely.

Prior to the workshop, members at large were asked to vote on their four favorite poems. The following MEMBERS’ CHOICE SPRING WINNERS are listed below and will be published in The Mountain Troubadour 2024. 

  • “Murmuration” David Mook First Place
  • “Spring Fling” Cindy Hill Second Place
  • “My Body Remembers” Carol Milkuhn Third Place
  • “Before the Deluge” Kathryn Bonnez Fourth Place Tie
  • “Instructions for Tapping a Poem in Spring” Elizabeth McCarthy Fourth Place Tie