Monday Night Poetry Workshop with Elizabeth Powell

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Burlington Writers Workshop

110 Main Street, Studio 3C · Burlington, VT

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Join poet and editor Elizabeth Powell for a discussion of poetry by BWW members.

Elizabeth Powell is the author of "The Republic of Self" a New Issue First Book Prize winner, selected by C.K. Williams. Her second book of poems, “Willy Loman’s Reckless Daughter: Living Truthfully Under Imaginary Circumstances” won the 2015 Anhinga Robert Dana Prize, selected by Maureen Seaton, and will be published in the summer of 2016. Her work has appeared in the Pushcart Prize Anthology 2013, Alaska Quarterly Review, Barrow Street, Ecotone, Harvard Review, Indiana Review, Missouri Review, Mississippi Review, Slope, Sugarhouse Review, Ploughshares, Post Road, Zocalo Public Square, and elsewhere. She is Editor of Green Mountains Review, and Associate Professor of Creative Writing at Johnson State College. She also serves on the faculty of the low-residency MFA in Creative Writing at the University of Nebraska-Omaha and the Vermont College of Fine Arts Editing and Publishing MFA .

For this workshop, you’ll need to read poems posted by group members in the “Files” section ( of

If you’re new to the BWW, please read this guide ( 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 ( 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 (

**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. Get directions and parking information (

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Michelle Watters