News from PoemCampus – at Norwich University

This entry is late in its posting, but we wanted you to read about PoemCampus and the creativity on campus.

PoemCampus Norwich finishes off its first year with our final event, the unveiling of The

Chameleon Literary Journal, Norwich’s student-run, student-written literary journal. Norwich

University is excited to welcome you to the unveiling of the newest issue of the Chameleon

Literary Journal. We’ve got stunning art, incredible photographs, and wonderful essays, stories,

and poems, all wrapped in one of the nicest lit journals you’ll find anywhere.

This unveiling on Wednesday, April 16th

reception with food and drinks for The Chameleon staff, writers and artists who have published

in The Chameleon, and staff and faculty members.

After the private reception, we’ll open up the library’s Multipurpose Room to the public

at 5:00 p.m. for the official unveiling of the 2014 Chameleon. The unveiling will include poetry

readings by student writers. For all in attendance, we’ll hand out free copies of our stunning new

design. The Chameleon, founded in 1960, is a constant presence on campus. But last year, we

revitalized the format completely. Now our layout and design rivals any lit journal you’ve seen.

You can see last year’s online version here.

This night should cap off a spectacular month of events. Our opening event, a David

Budbill reading, had 125 people packed tight into Milano Ballroom for a reading by one of

Vermont’s favorite poets. Afterwards attendees asked Budbill questions and enjoyed free


Our second event, a poetry slam, was another packed house. This time, 65 Norwich

students, Montpelier High students, and community members overflowed Partridge Pub to listen

to almost twenty student (Norwich and Montpelier High) readers. The Montpelier High students,

who read some powerful political and personal poems, are in Kerrin McCadden’s creative

writing class. Poems were read in three languages: English, Spanish, and French.

has two components. The first is a private

Info: For more about visit the Chameleon Lit Journal’s webpage.

Date: Wednesday, April 16th

Time: 5:00 p.m.

Location: Kreitzberg Library Multipurpose Room

Contact: Professor Sean Prentiss (


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