For Immediate Release

Woodstock Poetry Society & Festival as part of the Woodstock Arts Consortium is sponsoring the following poetry event as part of the Woodstock "Second Saturdays" Art Events. For a full listing of "Second Saturday" events, see:

Poet, Editor, and Vietnam War Veteran Dayl Wise will present featured contributors to his Post Traumatic Press 2007 - War Vets Poetry Anthology when the Woodstock Poetry Society & Festival meets at the Woodstock Town Hall, 76 Tinker Street, on Saturday, February 9th at 2pm. Note: WPS&F meetings are held the 2nd Saturday of every month.

The event will be hosted by Woodstock area poet Phillip Levine. All meetings are free, open to the public, and include an open mike.


Post Traumatic Press 2007 (profits to Veterans for Peace)
Dayl Wise (editor) War Vets Poetry Anthology

This book is put together to tell the stories of veterans with direct experience of the military. For some, the intense experience of war can only be expressed in poetry, while others are driven by the need to say something openly political. This chapbook includes veterans from World War II, the Cold War, Korean War, Vietnam War, peace time and the current wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Contributors: Camillo “Mac” Bica, Richard Boes, Thomas Brinson, Michael Embrich, Michael Gillen, Marc Levy, Bob Lusk, Gerald McCarthy, Jim Murphy, Fred Nagel, Ron Thompson, Robert “Tack” Trostle, Jose Vasquez, Jay Wenk, Dan Wilcox, Sam Weinreb and Larry Winters. Some of these US veterans are seasoned writers, who have been published before. For others, this is their first time writing, their first time out crossing that line in public.

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