An active Poetry Workshop Group since 1952, the Delaware Valley Poets (DVP) was first organized in Trenton from a nucleus of three poets. The organization offers workshops on the third Monday of every month at the Lawrenceville branch of the Mercer County Public Library at Route 1 and Darrah Lane with a few exceptions..

Our Anthology, Thatchwork is available for purchase.

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The Newsletter is online at

Library scheduling has changed our meeting schedule to the third Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at the Lawrenceville Library, located on the corner of Business Route 1 and Darrah Lane. Please bring 10-12 copies of your poem.  Contact Pat at
Our address is:  PO Box 5362, Trenton, NJ 08638-0362. Click on printable coupon link at bottom of this page.  Enclose your membership dues check for $20 (seniors $15 / disabled) made out to Delaware Valley Poets, Inc. and mail to DVP Treasurer at our address. 


DELAWARE VALLEY POETS READING SERIES teams with U.S. 1 Poets Invite Series: In collaboration with the Princeton Public Library,
the US 1 Invites Reading Series and the Delaware Valley Poets 2nd Monday readings has merged into a collaborative reading group to be known as Poets at the Library. The reading event generally takes place on the second Monday of each month in the Princeton Public Library at 7:30 p.m. in the Community Room on the first floor by the commissary. An open mic follows the readings.

Click on Books  where the books of our members and DVP associates are highlighted. If you have a book or books that you would like highlighted on the Books page of our website, send an email:

To announce your publications, readings, or special workshops, send an email to Pat or write to us at DVP, PO BOX 5362,Trenton, NJ 08638-0362. Please keep us posted with residential and email address changes.
The web page publicizes your chapbooks and poetry publications.  If you would like notification of upcoming events such as readings, request that your email address be added to our mailing list.

Delaware Valley Poets, Inc. has no income other than the occasional sale of an anthology, and members' dues.  If you wish to renew your membership or become a member of our group, enclose your fully tax deductible check for $20, Seniors $15.00 made payable to Delaware Valley Poets, Inc. Mail to: Mark Schardine, DVP Treasurer, PO Box 5362, Trenton, NJ 08638-0362. Please don't forget to include your name, address, phone number and email address.
Click here for a printable membership coupon

Comments or questions about this site? Address all inquiries to WebMaster Pat Hardigree

This site was originally designed for DVP by Everett Consulting & Design

updated March 21, 2018