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Of Poetry and Puppetry: Katherine Gotthardt, Content Marketer and More

Author, Write by the Rails, WbtR, All Things Writing, ATW

By Jennifer Lazzo For as long as Katherine Mercurio Gotthardt can remember, she’s been writing. Once her mother taught her to read and write, Gotthardt pulled out her trusty pen and wrote her first masterpiece: Puppet Gossip, a magazine that covered all the latest “talk” of the town—for puppets, by puppets. From that point on, it was just a matter of time before Gotthardt published her first book in 2009, Poems from the Battlefield, a collection …

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Nominations for Prince William County Poet Laureate

The Prince William County Arts Council is accepting nominations for the Prince William County Poet Laureate for 2018-2020. Resident poets of the Greater Prince William area, which includes Prince William County, Manassas, and Manassas Park, are eligible to be nominated. We are looking for poets who have contributed to the local poetry scene, written poetry of merit, and who advocate …

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Circle of Laureates

By Dan Verner Local writer and former teacher Alice Mergler laughs frequently for someone on a mission, but she, along with others, is decidedly on one. She’s part of a group that works to encourage the writing of poetry and to stage events where people come together to celebrate the art, the people who write it and those who appreciate it. To that end, …

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