Upcoming Reading: Portsmouth Poetry Hoot

by jtandon

I am excited to open this year’s season of the Portsmouth Poetry Hoot with former Maine Poet Laureate Betsy Sholl. The reading will take place on Wednesday, September 2nd at 7PM. Click the image above for more details, and please join us!

Betsy Sholl’s eighth collection of poetry is Otherwise Unseeable (University of Wisconsin, 2014). Other books include The Red Line, which won the AWP Prize for Poetry and Don’t Explain, which won the Felix Pollak Prize. She served as Poet Laureate of Maine from 2006 to 2011. Her work has been included in many anthologies, including Best American Poetry, 2009, and Best Spiritual Writing, 2012. She teaches in the MFA in Writing Program of Vermont College of Fine Arts.