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Visual Verse Poetry Reading and Photography with The John Hay Poetry Society

By |2018-08-13T12:10:56-04:00July 28th, 2018|

Everyone is invited to come see the winning photographs from the Lake Sunapee Protection Association’s Contest projected on the screen and hear the John Hay poets read their corresponding poems. Poets and photographers will be available following the presentation to answer questions. This event is a presentation of the Literary Arts Guild of the Center [...]

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John Hay Poetry Society

By |2018-01-17T22:27:32-05:00January 17th, 2018|

Join us for the John Hay Poetry Society's monthly meeting, lead by Newbury's poet laureate, Dianalee Velie!  This month's theme is "Queen (or King) of Hearts", and poets are invited to write poetry inspired by the prompt.  All are welcome to join us to listen to the wonderful readings!

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Poetry Reception: THE BEAUTY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

By |2024-01-22T19:43:58-05:00January 22nd, 2024|

The Newbury Public Library and The John Hay Literary Society in Celebration of Poetry Month will be holding a reception for the winners of their poetry contest, THE BEAUTY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE on Friday, April 5, 2024 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Newbury Library program room. This reception, a Center for the Arts [...]

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CALL FOR POETRY SUBMISSIONS

By |2024-01-10T15:09:58-05:00January 10th, 2024|Uncategorized|

THE NEWBURY LIBRARY AND THE JOHN HAY LITERARY SOCIETY in CELEBRATION OF POETRY MONTH, APRIL, 2024 CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS TO THEIR UPCOMING POETRY CONTEST Theme: THE BEAUTY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE RULES FOR SUBMISSION: Compose a poem on the above theme.  Poets may submit one (1) original unpublished poem inspired by the theme.  Poems [...]

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Celebrate Poetry Month: Guest Poet Alexandria Peary

By |2021-03-17T09:48:28-04:00March 17th, 2021|

For Poetry Month, The John Hay Poetry Society welcomes guest poet Alexandria Peary for a special evening of poetry. Appointed as NH Poet Laureate in 2019, Peary has written six books including her latest book of poetry, The Water Draft, and Prolific Moment: Theory and Practice of Mindfulness for Writing. All are welcome to attend. [...]

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Poetry Month: A reading with Vermont Poet Laureate Chard deNiord

By |2018-04-03T18:38:37-04:00March 8th, 2018|

The Newbury Library and John Hay Poetry Society will be hosting Vermont Poet Laureate Chard deNiord. DeNiord is the author of six books or poetry, with Interstate(2015) as the latest publication. DeNiord is currently a professor of English at Providence College.

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