Vermont Reads 2013
Biddle, Arthur, & Escholz, Paul, ed. The Literature of Vermont: A Sampler. The University Press of New England, 1973.
Bober, Natalie. A Restless Spirit: The Story of Robert Frost. Henry Holt & Co., 1998.
Collins, Billy. The Apple That Astonished Paris. University of Arkansas Press, 1988.
Collins, Billy. The Trouble with Poetry. Random House, 2005.
Collins, Billy, ed. Poetry 180 More. Random House, 2005.
Collins, Billy. Horoscopes for the Dead. Random House, 2011.
Daley, Yvonne. Vermont Writers: A State of Mind. University Press of New England, 2005.
Frost, Robert. You Come Too. Henry Holt & Co., 1967.
Hirsch, Edward. Poet’s Choice. Mariner Books, 2007.
Jackson, Major. Holding Company. W.W. Norton, 2010.
Koch, Kenneth. Making Your Own Days: The Pleasures of Reading and Writing Poetry. Touchstone, 1999.
Kooser, Ted. The Poetry Home Repair Manual: Practical Advice for Beginning Poets. Bison Books, 2007.
Other books of interest by Ted Kooser might include any of the following:
(With Jim Harrison) Braided Creek: A Conversation in Poetry, Copper Canyon Press, 2003.
Delights and Shadows: Poems, Copper Canyon Press, 2004.
Flying at Night: Poems 1965-1985, University of Pittsburgh Press, 2005.
Sure Signs: New and Selected Poems, University of Pittsburgh Press, 1980.
Valentines, University of Nebraska Press, 2008.
Lathem, Edward, ed. The Poetry of Robert Frost. Henry Holt, 2002.
Lathem, Edward, & Thompson, Lawrance, ed. Robert Frost: Poetry and Prose. Henry Holt, 1984.
Lea, Sydney. The Blainville Testament. Story Line Press, 1992.
Lea, Sydney. Young of the Year. Four Way Books, 2011.
Oliver, Mary. A Poetry Handbook. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1994.
Oliver, Mary. Rules for the Dance. Mariner Books, 1998.
Other books of interest by Mary Oliver might include any of the following:
American Primitive, Little, Brown, 1983.
New and Selected Poems, Beacon Press, 1992.
New and Selected Poems, Volume Two, Beacon, 2004.
Sleeping in the Forest, Ohio Review Chapbook, 1979.
Swan: Poems and Prose Poems, Beacon, 2010.
Why I Wake Early, Beacon, 2004.
Parini, Jay. The Art of Subtraction: New and Selected Poems. George Braziller, 2005.
Parini, Jay. Robert Frost: A Life. Henry Holt & Co., 1999.
Paschen Elise, & Mosby, Rebekah, ed. Poetry Speaks. Sourcebooks, Inc, 2001.
Rubin, Robert, ed. Poetry Out Loud. Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1993.
Stone, Dan, & Young, Steven, ed. The Anthology – Poems for Poetry Out Loud National Recitation Contest. Poetry Foundation, USA, 2005.
Strand, Mark, and Boland, Eaven. The Making of a Poem: A Norton Anthology of Poetic Forms. Norton and Company, 2001.
Vendlet, Helen. The Art of Shakespeare’s Sonnets. Harvard University Press, 1997.
Groups interested in poetry inspired by the Bible might find the following books of particular interest:
Curzon, David, ed. Modern Poems on the Bible: An Anthology. The Jewish Publication Society, 1994.
Atwan, Robert, and Wieder, Lawrence, ed. Chapters into Verse: Poetry in English Inspired by the Bible (Volumes I and II), Oxford University Press, 1993.
Owen, David, ed. Seven Ages: Poetry for a Lifetime. Michael Joseph, London 1992.