Make Believers! | Et tu, March?

Storytellers! Poets! Performers! Friends! Montpelier’s newest lit event is back:

  • 7:30 PM at VCFA’s Gary Library. Street parking around the VCFA green.
  • Open mic sign-up is from 7:30 to 8:30 at the door. Slots are 5 minutes max; headliner acts are showcased between lineups. Show starts around 7:50.
  • No cover charge; food and drink aplenty.
  • All ages are welcome, but performances may contain adultish content.

About the Show

Make Believers! is a monthly literary performance series in central Vermont. Part cabaret and part open mic, Make Believers! invites writers and artists of all stripes to bring writing to life. Intrepid open micers and showstopping headliners have free reign to share the words they love however they like.

It’s a night of surprise, laughter, obsession, fervor, and encouragement. All are welcome—all genres, ages, colors, and identities. Come show your stuff, or just grab a drink and see what’s in store.

March Headliners

Kerrin McCadden

Kerrin McCadden is the author of Landscape with Plywood Silhouettes, inaugural winner of the 2015 Vermont Book Award, as well as the 2013 New Issues Poetry Prize, chosen by David St John. She is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship, a Vermont Studio Center Fellowship, and the Sustainable Arts Foundation Writing Award. Her work has also received support from the Vermont Arts Council and the Vermont Arts Endowment Fund. Her poems have appeared in Best American Poetry, The Academy of American Poets’ Poem-a-Day series, Verse Daily, and in such journals as American Poetry Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, The Collagist, Green Mountains Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Hunger Mountain, PANK, Poet Lore, and Rattle. A graduate of The MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College, she teaches English and Creative Writing at Montpelier High School. She lives in Montpelier, Vermont.

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