Anthologies released by The Poetry Society of Virginia
are now added to the Williamsburg, Virginia libraries collection.
Ed Lull, past PSV Officer
Charlotte Burcher, Williamsburg Library
Nancy Powell, past PSV President
The Poetry Society of Virginia
c/o Book Orders
P.O. Box 6706
Virginia Beach, VA 23456-0706
Title: Four Virginia Poets Laureate: A Teaching Guide
Editors: Carolyn Kreiter-Foronda and Edward W. Lull
Description: On Saturday evening, May 22, 2004, a crowd of poets and poetry lovers filed into the auditorium at Bruton Heights School in Williamsburg, Virginia, eagerly anticipating a unique poetry event. Four Poets Laureates of Virginia, George Garrett (2002-2004), Grace Simpson (2000-2002), Joseph Awad 1998-2000), and Margaret Ward Morland (1996-1998) rewarded the audience with a memorable evening of poetry. In addition to the poetry of that evening, this book contains a history of poet laureate appointments in Virginia and commentaries on the poetry by other acclaimed poets/educators.
Price: $10.95 + $2.75 S&H
A DVD of the performance: $15.00 + $2.75 S&H
Title: Anthology of The Poetry Society of Virginia, 80th Anniversary
Editor: Joseph F. Awad
Description: This most recent hard cover anthology, published in 2003, marking the 80th anniversary of the Society, contains 303 pages and the work of 130 Society members. Among those poets are: Sunday Abbott, Claudia Gary Annis, Joseph Awad, Patsy Anne Bickerstaff, B.R. Culbertson, Doris Gwaltney, Phyllis Hall Haislip, Derek Kannemeyer, Joanne Scott Kennedy, Carolyn Kreiter-Foronda, Edward W. Lull, Stuart Nottingham, Shann Palmer, Ann Falcone Shalaski, Ron Smith, Joyce Carr Stedelbauer, Patricia Flower Vermillion, and Robert E. Young.
Price: $14.95 + $2.75 S&H
Title: 1993 Anthology of the Poetry Society of Virginia
Editor: Olga Kronmeyer and Evelyn J. Miles
Description: This hard cover, 260-page anthology, published in 1993, marked the 70th Anniversary of the founding of The Poetry Society of Virginia. It contains poems by 125 Society members, including: Joseph Awad, Patsy Anne Bickerstaff, J. Pendleton Campbell, George Garrett, Bess Gresham, Olga Kronmeyer, Catherine Savoy McCormack, James McNally, Margaret Ward Morland, David J. Partie, Grace Simpson, Katherine Soniat, Dabney Stuart, Henry Taylor, and Charlotte Wise (Mauney).
$12.95 + $2.75 S&H
Title: Anthology of Poems by Member Poets
Editor: Bess B. Gresham
Description: This hard cover, 205-page anthology, was published in 1985 by The Poetry Society of Virginia. It contains poems by 111 members of the Society, including: Joseph Awad, Patsy Anne Bickerstaff, Dean Burgess, Carleton Drewry, Serena Fusek, Bess Gresham, James McNally, Margaret Ward Morland, Evelyn Ritchie, Shirley Nesbit Sellers, Henry Taylor, and Ulrich Troubetzskoy.
$10.95 + $2.75 S&H
Title: The Golden Anniversary Anthology of Poems by Member Poets (1973)
Editor: Bess B. Gresham
This hard cover, 190-page anthology, published by The Poetry Society of Virginia in 1973, marked the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Society. It contains poems by 81 Virginia poets, including: Carleton Drewry, Bess Gresham, Brodie Herndon, James McNally. Margaret Ward Morland, Viette Sandbank, Bruce Souders, Emma Gray Trigg, and Ulrich Troubetzkoy.
Price: $7.95 + $2.75 S&H