The Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow (WCDH) will host a virtual Poetluck on Thursday, May 21 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. WCDH is still closed until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but Poetluck continues to be an opportunity to hear readings from local writers and WCDH alumni from across the country.

Participants are encouraged to share words of hope or to be buoyed by the words of others. Readings may be poems, prose, or songs, and writers are invited to share their work for up to 10 minutes. To be added to the list of readers, please email Reading slots are on a first-come, first-served basis and are limited to 12 (with an additional three if time allows).

A link to the virtual Poetluck and instructions for joining can be found at

Since opening its doors to writers in 2000, The Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow has made a lasting impact on the arts and literary communities, providing uninterrupted residency time for writers of all genres, including culinary, composers, and artists, without discrimination. The WCDH has hosted over 1,500 writers from 48 states and 13 countries. To learn more, please visit