“BRATTLEBORO, Vt. — A Vermont literary magazine and small press catering to the rural LGBTQ population and people of color will begin accepting submissions next month for a new poetry prize named after a woman with ties to Deerfield.

Mount Island has established the Lucy Terry Prince Prize to recognize and support exceptional work by rural poets of color and to honor the life of its namesake, who is considered the first known African-American poet in English literature…”