Announcing... TWO BRAND-NEW EVENTS HAPPENING AT THE 2021 NORTH COUNTRY YOUNG WRITERS' FESTIVAL! #1: Pandemic Poetry Workshop: [Open to NH students only.] This workshop will help you process your pandemic experiences over the past year for possible publication in a new book, the sequel to last year’s COVID Spring: Granite State Pandemic Poems. Workshop leaders Mae Fraser and Lily Greenberg will walk you through prompts to jumpstart your COVID poems! Meet the publisher, Kirsty Walker, and the book editor, Alexandria Peary, who will offer tips on how to get published in the book. This workshop will be held online, from 4:30-5:30 PM on Friday, May 14. Save yourself a spot: North Country Young Writers Festival #2 The Brigid Kemmerer Book Group: [Open to general public.] Are you a fan of Young Adult fiction or of Brigid Kemmerer? What better way to get ready for Brigid Kemmerer’s reading at the festival on May 15 than to spend time with fellow YA enthusiasts! This bo
For residents not on Facebook or Instagram, here are the first five poetry prompts as part of my collaboration with Hobblebush Books/ NH Magazine. Please note that the deadline for submitting to the sequel of COVID Spring: Granite State Pandemic Poems has been extended to May 23 to allow youth poets in the state time to participate in the Pandemic Poetry Workshop at the May 14-May 15 North Country Young Writers' Festival.