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Podcast: “The Best of the Burlington Writers Workshop 2014” Book Launch Party

If you missed the launch of The Best of the Burlington Writers Workshop 2014, fear not! You can still listen to the podcast here. Our readers were: Wendy Andersen, Liz Cantrell, Cynthia Close, Michael Freed-Thall, Hillary Read and Rebecca Starks. … Continue reading

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An Evening With David Budbill

Vermont writer and poet David Budbill will join us at Hotel Vermont on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 7 p.m. for a reading and Q&A about his work, the writing process, the publishing industry, and anything else that’s on your … Continue reading

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Public Speaking and the Writing Process

I began acting classes around the same time I started writing poetry—in elementary school. While I eventually came to terms with the fact that I can’t act to save my life, it has always felt natural for me to read … Continue reading

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Publishing Your Work: Panelists Answer More of Your Questions

The panelists from “Publishing Your Work: When, How, Why” agreed to answer you follow-up questions. Here are their answers. Q. How would one get started with publishing poetry? Jessica Swift Eldridge: Look into Poets and Writers and Publisher’s Marketplace. Ask … Continue reading

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BWW Book Recommendations

It’s a workshop tradition:  we take turns introducing ourselves and answer one question. Last night’s question was: “What book would you recommend?” Here’s what the members in attendance last night recommended. Songs for the Butcher’s Daughter by Peter Manseau Lolita … Continue reading

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Erika Nichols on Poetry, Prose, and Editing the Anthology

Erika Nichols of Burlington has written and studied poetry for many years. Whenever a poem comes up for discussion in our workshops, she has something intelligent and helpful to say about it. She’s also attended more meetings than any other … Continue reading

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Seven Days: “The BWW Has Ballooned, and Published”

Seven Days has published a wonderful article about what The Burlington Writers Workshop has been doing. On the night of the interview, reporter Margot Harrison had originally planned to leave before 8 o’clock, but ended up staying beyond that time. … Continue reading

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Martin Bock Made Me Cry

Martin Bock made me cry. Here’s how it happened: The Burlington Writers Workshop took our Best of anthology on tour last week with a stop at the Joslin Memorial Library in Waitsfield. This was thanks to workshop member Al Uris, … Continue reading

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