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12
Oct

Love in Sickness and in Health: Margaret Gibson

Please join us on Thursday, October 12th, for a a reading by and conversation with  poet Margaret Gibson. Her reading for us last February was cancelled due to snow, so we are very pleased she is able to join us this year in a month when the weather should be more accommodating....
14
Sep

Poetry of Witness and Resistance: Connecticut Poets Laureate

Riverwood Poetry Series presents Connecticut Poets Laureate, including Connecticut’s State Poet Laureate, Rennie McQuilkin,  reading poems of witness and resistance on Thursday, September 14th, in the Program Center at the Universalist Church of West Hartford. Poetry begins...
09
Mar

March 9th: “Forgotten Women: A Tribute in Poetry”

Please join us on Thursday, March 9th at 7 PM for the launch of the anthology, “Forgotten Women: A Tribute in Poetry,” published by Grayson Books.  Several poets from Connecticut and nearby states will read their work appearing in the anthology. Please note we have...
09
Feb

“Love, in Sickness and in Health” — A Reading by Margaret Gibson CANCELED

This reading was canceled due to snow storm.   Please join us on Thursday, February 9th, for a a reading by and conversation with  poet Margaret Gibson. Please note we have moved to the Universalist Church of West Hartford (433 Fern Street, West Hartford). Doors open at 6:30...
12
Jan

“Home or Homeless” — A Poetry Writing Workshop with Rennie McQuilkin

Join us on Thursday, January 12th, 7-9 PM, when Riverwood presents a writing workshop led by Connecticut State Poet Laureate Rennie McQuilkin. He will show a short presentation from Jake Anderson’s book, Homeless Souls, and then will invite participants to write poetry...
08
Dec

Joan Kantor: “Mental Illness from the Personal to Public”

Please join us on Thursday, December 8th, for a a reading by and conversation with  Connecticut poet Joan Kantor. Please note we have moved to the Universalist Church of West Hartford (433 Fern Street, West Hartford). Doors open at 6:30 for light refreshments and conversation....
10
Nov

Alan Feldman Poetry Writing Workshop: “I Am Not the Poet of Goodness Only: How to Praise”

Join us on Thursday, November 10th, 7-9 PM, when Riverwood presents a writing workshop led by Massachusetts poet Alan Feldman.  In this writing workshop participants will examine and try out strategies for writing about enormously important topics without too much piety or...
13
Oct

Joy Ladin: “Recognizing Ourselves: Poetry of Gender, Identity, and Acceptance”

Please join us Thursday, October 13th, for a reading by and conversation with Massachusetts poet Joy Ladin. Please note we have moved to the Universalist Church of West Hartford (433 Fern Street, West Hartford). Doors open at 6:30 for refreshments and conversation. Poetry begins...
08
Sep

Melissa and Michelle McEwen: Gender, Race, Role

Join us Thursday, September 8th, when Riverwood Poetry Series presents sisters Melissa and Michelle McEwen. Please note we have moved to the Universalist Church of West Hartford (433 Fern Street, West Hartford). Doors open at 6:30 for refreshments and conversation. Poetry begins...
Riverwood Poetry Monthly Reading Series
08
Sep

Riverwood Poetry Series has a New Venue!

We’ve moved!  Riverwood Poetry Series has a new venue — we have moved to the Universalist Church of West Hartford (433 Fern Street, West Hartford). Our poetry events take place in the church’s Program Center, located on the main floor, up a short flight of...