Is your vice verse?

Hello! Spot of Poetry is a poetry appreciation club for those who find real joy in words & the community that gathers around them. If you do too, join us here!

It’s a spot to share resources & ideas and organize get-togethers
in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia.

Spot Get Together

Join us for virtual or in-person Get-Togethers.

Spot of Poetry Little Books Collective Micropress

Browse our Little Books Collective chapbooks.

Spot Get Together

Browse the shelves of our Sharing Library.

Spot Get Together

Check out our growing collection of Resources.

Poets Welcome Alice Burdick

Spot of Poetry is on the Air!

 

We are grateful to Alice Burdick for inviting us to share a conversation on the radio show and podcast, Poets Welcome!

We talked about how SPOT got started and the unexpected role the pandemic played to create a thriving poetry community that includes
a sharing library and a micropress, Little Books Collective.

Listen to the episode here, and subscribe to their substack!

Community-Building Micropress

Little Books Collective

Spot of poetry Little Books Collective

Our collaboratively published chapbooks were written and produced by local authors and poets.

Browse the full collection

Please join us for

Upcoming Get-Togethers

spot of poetry Haiku
So long and thanks for all the…poems!
We are on summer break, and will return to our regular alternating Thursday gatherings starting September 5th.

Sign up for the newsletter in the footer below to receive updates and the links to virtual gatherings. (Check your spam folder, just in case!)

Little Books is in the Barnacle!

 

Thank you Katherine Barrett for the story about the Little Books Collective in the Lunenburg Barnacle!

Katherine writes about the benefits of grassroots community-based publishing and micropresses, and the delights of the chapbook format.

Read the article here!

Lunenburg Barnacle
Sharing Library

Our Sharing Library is open!

 

I am very excited that our Sharing Library is up and running! The books are available at the Lunenburg Library – please ask at the desk for the Spot of Poetry bin of books.
Books are available to borrow at our in-person gatherings, or by arranging for pickup by email.

Explore the collection here!

Past Get-Togethers

Reading Log of Past Get-Togethers

033: Wild

033: Wild

“I come into the peace of wild thingswho do not tax their lives with...

read more