Riverwood Poetry Series
Riverwood Poetry logo
07
Nov

Poetry, Race, and Racism: A Reading with Rickey Laurentiis and Opening Voice, Antoinette Brim

“Conversations that Challenge: Poetry, Race, and Racism” Topping off our day’s events is a reading by poet Rickey Laurentiis, winner of the 2014 Cave Canem Poetry Prize. Opening voice is poet Antoinette Brim. Connecticut poet Kate Rushin and writer/performer...
07
Nov

Box Dinner

A box dinner will be available for purchase ($10.00, plus $1.54 handling fee) during the November 7th Riverwood Poetry Series event, “Conversations that Challenge: Poetry, Race, and Racism.”  Pre-registration strongly suggested.
07
Nov

Poetry, Race, and Racism: Open Mike

Take the stage!  As part of our Conversations that Challenge:  Poetry, Race, and Racism event, Riverwood Poetry Series will hold an open mike during which poets may present their work on the stage of the Mark Twain House Auditorium.  Open mike runs from 4:30 – 5:30 pm,...
07
Nov

Poetry, Race, and Racism: “Langston Hughes,” A Play Written and Performed by David Mills

In the play “Langston Hughes,”  actor and writer David Mills presents a one-person dramatic rendition of Hughes’ poems and short stories. About David Mills: David Mills is a writer and actor who has worked professionally in the dramatic and literary communities for...
07
Nov

Poetry, Race, and Racism: November 7th Poetry Workshops

As part of our “Conversations that Challenge:  Poetry, Race, and Racism,” four writing workshops will be offered on Saturday, November 7th, at the Mark Twain House, 351 Farmington Avenue, Hartford. Two workshops will be offered at 1:00 pm, and two at 2:00 pm....
07
Nov

Poetry, Race, and Racism

Click here to register On November 7th, Riverwood Poetry Series presents a day-long event, “Poetry, Race, and Racism,” at the Mark Twain House. It will include workshops, an open mike, theatrical performance on the life and work of poet Langston Hughes, dinner, and...