virtualpoetryWednesday, January 27, 6:30-8:00pm. Join us for a Virtual Poetry Reading on  featuring well-known local poets Geof Hewitt, Tricia Knoll and Joanne Mellin. The reading will be followed by a poetry open mic that’s open to the local community. Please sign up here by Tuesday, January 26th .  Slots for reading are now full but please sign up to attend so that we can send you the zoom link. Each poet will be given five minutes to read.

Joanne MellinJoanne Mellin lives in Winooski, Vermont. She belongs to two women’s poetry critiquing groups, loves hiking and the Red Sox, and works as a caregiver. She is a member of The Poetry Society of Vermont. She is the author of a chapbook, Laugh Lines and her book But Let’s Not Be Maudlin. Her work has been published in TheMountain Troubadour, Hullaballoo-The Final Issue, Subterranean Quarterly (on-line), Burlington Poetry Slamthology Volumes 1 & 3, Vermont Times, Seven Days, and the Burlington Poetry Journal Volumes I & II.  

Tricia KnollTricia Knoll moved to Vermont two years ago to be closer to her daughter. Her poetry appears widely in journals and anthologies. She has four collections of poems (Urban Wild, Broadfork Farm, Ocean's Laughter and How I Learned To Be White). A new collection Checkered Mates to come out in 2021. Website: 


Geof HewittGeof Hewitt, Vermont's reigning slam poetry champion, lives in Calais with his wife Janet. Author of four poetry books and three chapbooks, his most recent publication is the chapbook, Affordable Poems, Alternative Facts, available from Amazon for $3.99. VT Humanities' "Words in the Woods" program recently featured Geof reading his poems and leading a short writing exercise at: