‘Poems Around Town’ returns for a second year

BRATTLEBORO — Vermont and New Hampshire poets within a 50-mile radius of Brattleboro are invited to send up to two poems to Write Action for the second annual Poems Around Town.

Poems will be chosen to appear in downtown Brattleboro shop windows during April, National Poetry Month.

Write Action asks that poems be recent, within the past year, preferably. They must fit on a single page and be in a font such as Times New Roman, or a similar, easy-to-read font, in a type size of at least 14 points. For ease of reading by the public, double-spacing is suggested.

The poet's name and hometown should appear at the bottom of the poem.

Poems will be chosen based on number of venues available and quality as judged by Write Action's submission readers. Write Action is planning, as last year, to hold a Zoom reading with participating poets toward the end of April.

Submissions must arrive to Write Action by Tuesday, March 1. Send up to two one-page poems as one document attached to an email to [email protected], with “PAT submission” in the subject line. Please include your contact information in body of the email.

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