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Cancellation: Garett Phelan event @RAW

Due to inclement weather, the poetry event today, February 12th, with Garett Phelan at Real Art Ways has been cancelled. Stay safe on the roads!

Suturing Wounds: A Poetry Performance and Discussion (Open Mic)

On Thursday May 10th at 7pm, Riverwood Poetry presents poet Sean Thomas Dougherty. An open mic will begin the night followed by a poetry reading with the focus of ‘suturing wounds’ led by Sean. Shortly after, the floor will open to a poetic discussion on labor, love...

Collaborative Poetry Performance: 21 Students to Perform

On Thursday April 26th at 7pm, Riverwood Poetry presents a collaborative poetry performance with students from the American School for the Deaf and the Greater Hartford Academy of Arts. At this event, students from each school will perform their poetry in either voiced or ASL...

April 12th: Kelly DuMar Presents “Your Pictures as Poetry”

Riverwood Poetry presents poet and writer Kelly DuMar. On Thursday April 12th, Kelly will lead a workshop called Your Pictures as Poetry, Writing from your Photo Stream. In this workshop, we’ll write creatively from personal photos that capture our attention and unpack why they...

CANCELLED – Collaborative Poetry Performance

This event has been CANCELLED due to inclement weather. We apologize for the inconvenience. On March 8th, Riverwood will host a collaborative poetry performance with students from the American School for the Deaf and students from the Greater Hartford Academy of Arts. This will...

Writing Poems About War with Doug Anderson

Join us on February 8th at 7:00 PM for a workshop lead by poet Doug Anderson where he will guide us on on writing poems about war. In war small details become powerful and life is intensified. Time is compressed. Simple things like a good night’s sleep take on a different...

Ripped from the Headlines with Christine Beck

Riverwood Poetry Series invites you to Christine Beck’s poetry workshop “Ripped from the Headlines” on Thursday, January 11, 2018, 7-9 PM, at The Universalist Church of West Hartford, 433 Fern Street, West Hartford. Doors open at 6:45 PM for refreshments and...

Amy King: Reading and Open Mic

Riverwood Poetry Series presents a reading with poet Amy King. Join us on Thursday, December 14th at 7:00PM at the Universalist Church of West Hartford. Amy will share with us her poetry after our usual open mic. So bring your poems to share and we hope to see you there! The...

Workshop on the American Ghazal: Maria Luisa Arroyo

Riverwood Poetry Series presents poet Maria Luisa Arroyo and her workshop on the poetic form the American Ghazal. Join us on Thursday, November 9th at 7:30PM at the Universalist Church of West Hartford. Maria will lead us in features of craft to write our own Ghazal and together...