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 journal, The Mountain Troubadour
    • January: The Mountain Troubadour (TMT)
      • Selected Works (General Submissions,) winners will be selected by the Editorial Board and published in TMT
      • Previously Published Works will be selected by TMT Editor and published in TMT
      • TMT Awards, two winners and two honorable mentions, will be selected by outside judges and published in the next year’s TMT
    • May: Spring Workshop (top 10 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 10 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 journal, 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)*

Go to: Poetry Society of Vermont Submittable

  • Membership
  • Additional copies of The Mountain Troubadour
  • Donations

*If you don’t have a Submittable account, sign up for free. (Getting Started with Submittable)

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

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