Weybridge writers have more fun with haikus

“Life during the COVID epidemic,” the theme of Weybridge’s Third Annual Haiku Competition, attracted 178 wide-ranging reflections from 28 writers across Vermont and several states. “We need to be nurturing our spirits as well as our bodies in this difficult time. These haikus have done that,” Julia Alvarez, founder of the competition, commented in announcing the winners. Alvarez and Jay Parini, both acclaimed novelists and poets, are co-poet laureate’s for the town of Weybridge. As in past competitions, the … (read more)

Travel to Scotland with Borges and Parini

On Friday, Feb. 12, at 5 p.m., the Brattleboro Literary Festival continues its 20th anniversary year with a little literary armchair travel. Pour your favorite drink and join us on a rollicking road trip with Weybridge author Jay Parini, and a discussion … (read more)

Haiku contest unites Weybridge residents

WEYBRIDGE — Weybridge haiku test draws a lot of good entries applaud the winners The above haiku wouldn’t win a prize, but far better ones did at the Second Annual Weybridge Haiku Contest, a celebration of community spirit through the traditional Japanese … (read more)