Vermont is a poetry-infused state, ranking near the top in poets per capita. It's no surprise, therefore, that in April opportunities to enjoy the art of poetry are abundant.
In Montpelier, there are readings, workshops, and the return of "Judevine," a play by beloved Vermont poet David Budbill (at
Lost Nation Theater
April 20 through May 7). Budbill's work is also central to an April 22 performance by
Capital City Concerts
). Everywhere you look, there is an original work on display, courtesy of
and downtown businesses.
Down the road, Randolph's
offers readings, workshops, and a Pie and Poetry closing celebration at the Chandler Center for the Performing Arts. For those in the Middlebury area, New England Review's
Vermont Reading Series
will present an evening with four writers, including poet Bianca Stone.
There are also events in the
, and on
Celebrate National Poetry month. Attend a reading, visit a shop with poetry in the window, or write your own poem!