Advantages of membership include:

  • participation in member readings and workshops 
    • 3 workshops per year- spring, summer & fall
  • free submission to all PSOV contests and opportunities to have poems published in the society’s chapbook, The Mountain Troubadour
    • January: The Mountain Troubadour (TMT) Selected Works (2 awards given to top poems selected by editorial board, plus 1 previously published poem, published in TMT)
    • May: Spring Workshop (top 4 poems selected by members, published in TMT)
    • August: Summer Contests (7 contests, winners selected by outside judges, winners and honorable mentions published in TMT)
    • October: Fall Workshop (top 4 poems selected by members, published in TMT)
  • feedback and comments on submitted poems
  • fellowship with many appreciative readers and writers of poetry
  • a free copy of the society’s chapbook, The Mountain Troubadour, published annually
  • inclusion of your news on our website and social media
  • announcements of readings and events around the state
  • promotion of member publications on the PSOV website, and at workshops and events

Member Dues:

  • Annual Membership $36 
  • Annual Student Membership $18
  • To be eligible to receive all advantages of full membership, please renew your membership annually by January 1.

Payment Options:

The following options are available for payment: Check or Submittable.

Check: (postal)

  • Send check, payable to: The Poetry Society of Vermont
  • PSOV Membership, P.O. Box 914, Montpelier, VT 05601-0914
  • Please include your name, mailing address, telephone number, and e-mail address. 

Submittable: (online)

If you have any questions, or need help with your membership application, contact us here.


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