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What a year for Frost Place poets and poetry! The Frost Place would like to congratulate Rebecca Foust, Poet Laureate of Marin County, former Dartmouth Poet in Residence at the Frost Place (2015), and current Frost Place Board Member for the inclusion of her collection The Unexploded Ordnance Bin (Swan Scythe Press). Ilya Kaminsky, guest … Continue reading
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Posted: December 10, 2019, 8:41 pm
The Frost Place would like to congratulate Ilya Kaminsky for being named a finalist for the 2019 National Book Award. Kaminsky was nominated for his collection Deaf Republic (Graywolf), from which he read so movingly during the 2019 Frost Place Summer Reading Series. The book of poems is largely political, deeply insightful, and ultimately forces … Continue reading
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Posted: December 10, 2019, 7:53 pm
  Justin Danzy, the 2019 Gregory Pardlo Fellow at the Frost Place Poetry Seminar, has three poems featured in The Offing. Danzy is a Chancellor’s Graduate Fellow at Washington University in St. Louis, where he is completing his MFA.His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in West Branch and Guesthouse among other places. He is from … Continue reading
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Posted: November 21, 2019, 10:12 pm
  An excerpt from Rose McLarney’s poem, “After Hearing of His Passing” was featured on The Millions as part of their series of poetry excerpts. Rose McLarney’s collection, Forage, was published by Penguin in 2019. You can read the excerpt and the discussion here. Continue reading
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Posted: November 20, 2019, 9:38 pm
  Dawn Potter, Director of the Frost Place Conference on Poetry and Teaching, is part of a pilot arts program for local high school students in Monson, Maine. She and painter Alan Bray are each leading a cohort of roughly a dozen young people from six schools in rural central Maine. Some of the students … Continue reading
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Posted: November 14, 2019, 7:28 pm
The New England Young Writers’ Conference (NEYWC) at Bread Loaf is a four day writing-focused workshop for high school students in New England and from around the country.  The long weekend is packed with writing seminars, workshops, readings, and opportunities to meet fellow young writers. Past instructors include Kerrin McCadden, Associate Director of the Frost Place Conference on … Continue reading
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Posted: October 31, 2019, 9:12 pm
Mary Ruefle, author of Dunce (2019 Wave Books), was recently named Poet Laureate of Vermont, succeeding Chard deNoird. Mary Ruefle also served as the 1999 poet in residence at The Frost Place. Read more about the ceremony here.   Mary Ruefle is the author of many books, including Dunce (Wave Books, 2019), My Private Property (Wave Books, 2016), Trances of the Blast (Wave Books, … Continue reading
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Posted: October 30, 2019, 3:38 pm
The Frost Place is pleased to announce that Patrick Donnelly, Director of the Frost Place Poetry Seminar, will be the judge for the annual chapbook competition for 2020. Since 2013, The Frost Place and Bull City Press have teamed up to facilitate the annual chapbook competition. The selected winner’s chapbook is published by Bull City … Continue reading
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Posted: October 25, 2019, 6:06 pm
Passager Books announces that submissions are open for The Henry Morgenthau Poetry Prize. This competition is open to a writer age 70 or older. Submission period: October 1 – December 1, 2019 Judge: David Keplinger Prize: $3,000 Applicant must be a U.S. Resident For more information and to submit, check their page here. Continue reading
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Posted: October 24, 2019, 9:22 pm
Benjamin Garcia, the 2019 Conference on Poetry Fellow at the Frost Place, has recently won the 2019 Julia Peterkin Flash Fiction Contest, as announced by South 85 literary journal. Garcia’s flash fiction story, “Mourning Dove,” was selected by Marlin Barton. Read the article here. Garcia’s first collection, Thrown in the Throat (Milkweed Editions, Fall 2020), … Continue reading
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Posted: October 24, 2019, 5:53 pm

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