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Dear members of The Frost Place Community, In light of recent events, we at The Frost Place would like to make it clear that we unequivocally deplore all instances of violence and aggression that are damaging and destructive to the human spirit. The ongoing and recent  events of systemic racism in this country make it … Continue reading
Author: thefrostplace
Posted: June 19, 2020, 4:10 pm
We at The Frost Place stand in friendship and solidarity with those whose voices have not been heard, who must be heard, in order for our nation to be a “more perfect union.” We hold fast to our belief in honoring good words, promoting fruitful discussion, and developing positive and caring communities both within and … Continue reading
Author: thefrostplace
Posted: June 3, 2020, 3:21 pm
Courtesy Post: The Poetry Coalition, a network of 25+ poetry organizations coordinated by the Academy of American Poets, has launched the Poetry Coalition Fellowship program, a program that will offer paid fellowship positions to five fellows per year who will each assist a different Poetry Coalition organization for twenty hours per week over the course of a forty-week … Continue reading
Author: thefrostplace
Posted: June 1, 2020, 8:06 am
Courtesy Post: In Spring 2021, Mass Poetry will bring back the Massachusetts Poetry Festival, one of the nation’s largest poetry festivals. Since its inception, the Massachusetts Poetry Festival has hosted some of the nation’s most beloved poets from Rita Dove to Ocean Vuong and Phillip Levine for a weekend of readings, performances, and events. Our … Continue reading
Author: thefrostplace
Posted: May 31, 2020, 8:02 am
Courtesy Post: Tupelo Press is currently seeking poetry folios to be published in a book this fall about art in the time of COVID-19.  Submissions are open until June 30 and those selected for publication will receive a $250 honorarium. Full submission details here Continue reading
Author: thefrostplace
Posted: May 30, 2020, 8:11 pm
Author spotlight: Sarah Audsley, Writing Program Coodinator at the Vermont Studio Center Former Frost Place Assistant to the Director Sarah Audsley has reviewed two new books by Asian-American authors for the Green Mountains Review online blog Books in Conversation. The first is a debut poetry collection titled Bodega by Su Hwang (Milkweed, 2019), and the … Continue reading
Author: thefrostplace
Posted: May 28, 2020, 11:08 am
  Emily Dickinson’s 1755 poem “To Make a Prairie” states that in order to make a prairie, it takes “a clover and one bee…and revery,” and William Butler Yeats yearned for the “bee loud glade” in “The Lake Isle of Innisfree” And our own Robert Frost, in the poem “A Prayer in Spring,” calls us … Continue reading
Author: thefrostplace
Posted: May 20, 2020, 6:06 pm
  Frost Place Senior Docent and Museum Educator Carlene Gadapee will have a new poem published in the Aurorean in June, titled “Rockfall.” The poem commemorates the rockslide on May 3, 2003 that tumbled the historic “Old Man of the Mountain” in Franconia Notch, NH. Carlene teaches high school English, and she is Senior Docent/Museum … Continue reading
Author: thefrostplace
Posted: May 20, 2020, 3:31 pm
  Former Frost Place Conference on Poetry faculty member Sandra Lim recently had her poem “That Are” featured in New Republic, April 17, 2020 edition. Sandra is the author of the poetry collections Loveliest Grotesque and The Wilderness. Continue reading
Author: thefrostplace
Posted: May 19, 2020, 3:25 pm
  The theme for International Museum Day 2020 is Museums for Equality: Diversity and Inclusion. The Frost Place, begun in 1976, has always been dedicated to diversity and inclusion. The wide array of poets who have served as the yearly Dartmouth Poet in Residence attests to the fact that people from a variety of backgrounds, … Continue reading
Author: thefrostplace
Posted: May 18, 2020, 3:21 pm