Montpelier Celebrates National Poetry Month with 11th Annual PoemCity; Open for Submissions

The Kellogg Hubbard Library is once again calling for poetry submissions for its eleventh year of PoemCity, a city-wide event that displays poetry on local business storefronts as a way to celebrate National Poetry Month in April.

Montpelier Celebrates National Poetry MonthIn addition to the text display, PoemCity features poetry workshops and readings in multiple venues throughout Montpelier.

Vermonters of all ages and experience level are welcome to submit original poetry now through February 12, 2020. Please visit for guidelines and more information on how to submit. There is no fee for submissions and you may submit from 1 to 3 poems.

George Longenecker, president of the Poetry Society of Vermont, says, “I don’t know of any place that celebrates National Poetry Month like Montpelier does.” PoemCity 2020 will include a reading a workshop with presidential inaugural poet Richard Blanco, former Vermont poet laureate Sydney Lea, plus workshops and presentations that combine music and poetry, among many other events. PoemCity is a presentation of Kellogg-Hubbard Library and more information can be found at

Montpelier Celebrates National Poetry Month
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