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Write Action — Spotlight Reading

October 13, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm


Spotlight Reading 2018

Nichael Cramer

Nichael Cramer woodworks, reads, writes, and lives (with his wife Crystal Washburn), in southern Vermont.  His poems have appeared in bottlerockets,  FrogPond, Ghazal Page,  Birchsong, Seven Days, Fowl Feathered Review,  and others.

Arlene Iris Distler

Arlene Iris Distler’s poetry has been published in online and print journals, and in anthologies, including Birchsong: Poetry Centered in Vermont,from which she will read.  In 2014 Finishing Line Press published Voices Like Wind Chimes. Her first full length collection, Just This Body was a finalist for the 2017 Richard Snyder Prize from Ashland Poetry Press.

Thomas Griffin
Thomas Griffin’s poetry has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, recognized with an Academy of American Poets Prize and continues to be published widely. His most recent chapbook is All That Once Was You (Finishing Line Press, 2018). Thomas has a BA in Language, Literature & Writing and an MFA in Writing.

Terry Hauptman

Terry Linda Hauptman is the author of four poetry books. She will be reading from her newest  manuscript. Her most recent collection, The Indwelling of Dissonance was published in 2016. She currently teaches an intensive Poetry Workshop as well as a MultIcultural Art and Poetry class at Green Mountain College.

Toni Ortner

Toni Ortner has had four new books published in 2018: Fractured Woman and End Rhymes for End Times by Word Tech Communications, Giving Myself Over to J.S. Bach by Kelsay Books and Daybook I by Deerbrook Editions which is a diary that includes poetry, prose poems, and fiction.

Matti Salminen

Matti Salminen has made useful the tools from which he forged a path through a challenging struggle to redefine madness.  He will present work that incorporates learning from disciplines as wide-varying as karate, and revolutionary ethics.


October 13, 2018
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Brooks House Atrium
132 Main Street
Brattleboro, VT United States
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