Poetry Workshop with Guest Poet Gary Margolis

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Gary Margolis will lead this workshop, at which the work of two writers will be discussed. All skill levels are welcome. Respect for each other is a must.

Gary Margolis is the author of four books of poems, Below the Falls, Fire in the Orchard, Falling Awake, and The Day We Still Stand Here. His memoir, Seeing the Songs: A Poet’s Journey to the Shamans in Ecuador, is recently published. He is Executive Director Emeritus of College Mental Health Services at Middlebury College where he was also a part time Associate Professor of English and American Literatures. A recipient of Vermont Arts Council and Millay Colony Awards, and a Robert Frost Fellow at the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, his poems and essays have appeared in Poetry, American Scholar, Poetry Northwest, and the Journal of the American College Health Association. He has taught at the Bread Loaf, University of Tennessee and University of Vermont Writers’ Conferences. Dr. Margolis was awarded the Sam Dietzel Award for mental health practice in Vermont by the clinical psychology department of Saint Michaels College and the Covey Community Award by the Counseling Service of Addison County. He lives with his wife, Wendy Lynch, in Cornwall, Vermont.

For this workshop, you’ll need to read submissions posted by group members in the “Files” (http://www.meetup.com/The-Burlington-Writers-Workshop/files/) section of Meetup.com

If you’re new to the BWW, please read this guide (http://burlingtonwritersworkshop.com/how-to-participate/) on how our process works. If you skip it, you will not be well-prepared for the workshop, and you won’t get the most out of your experience. Please also consider reading this article (http://burlingtonwritersworkshop.com/2014/08/08/on-giving-feedback/) on how to give feedback.

You can find out which writers are submitting work for discussion at this meeting—or submit a request to have your work discussed—here (http://burlingtonwritersworkshop.com/burlington/).

**Please note that we have moved! This workshop will be held in our beautiful new, fully accessible workshop space at 110 Main Street, Suite 3C in downtown Burlington.
Contact us (http://burlingtonwritersworkshop.com/contact-2)

Guest Leader: Gary Margolis

BWW Leader: Sam Hughes