The Poetry Society of Virginia was founded in
May 1923 in Williamsburg, Virginia, at the suggestion of Dr. C. E. Feidelsohn, a faculty member
of the College of William and Mary. Its purpose is the encouragement of excellence in the writing, reading,
study, and appreciation of poetry. The organization began with a broad mission,
embracing both poets and audience—a mission that has expanded since its founding. The
society focuses neither on publication nor . . .
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