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12
Mar

The Connecticut Poetry Circuit

Riverwood Poetry Series is honored to present the outstanding poets of the Connecticut Poetry Circuit. These poets are currently undergraduate students at colleges and universities across the state, selected by the Connecticut Poetry Circuit to participate in a reading tour at...
12
Feb

Ben Grossberg and Dennis Barone

Riverwood Poetry Series is delighted to present Ben Grossberg and Dennis Barone Thursday, February 12th for an evening of poetry to brighten the winter night. The poets will read their work, followed by a Q&A session; open mike precedes the reading. Admission is FREE. As...
15
Jan

Pam Nomura and Ryan T. Parker

Riverwood Poetry Series is delighted to present Pam Nomura and Ryan T. Parker on Thursday, January 15th for an evening of poetry to brighten the winter night. The poets will read their work, followed by a Q&A session; open mike precedes the reading. Admission is FREE. As...
11
Dec

Pit Menousek Pinegar and Brian Simoneau

Riverwood Poetry Series is delighted to present Pit Pinegar and Brian Simoneau on Thursday, December 11th for an evening of poetry to chase away the winter chill. The poets will read their work, followed by a Q&A session; open mike precedes the reading. Admission is FREE. As...
16
Nov

Festival: The Last Hurrah

Sunday, November 16, 5:00 – 9:00 PM, at City Steam Brewery Cafe (942 Main Street, Hartford). “The Last Hurrah,” featuring a reading by Michael Czarnecki, fresh from his 48-state poetry tour of the U. S., followed by a mega-open mic. MichaelCzarnecki has been writing poetry...
16
Nov

Festival: Lyric Histories with Marilyn Nelson

Sunday, November 16, 2:00 – 4:00 PM, Hartford Public Library (500 Main St., Hartford). “Lyric Histories with Marilyn Nelson,” featuring a reading and workshop with this much-honored Connecticut poet. Marilyn Nelson is one of America’a most celebrated poets. She is a...
15
Nov

Festival: High Performance Poetry

Saturday, November 15, 7-9 PM, the Mark Twain House (351 Farmington Avenue, Hartford). An exciting night of performance poetry featuring the electrifying Patricia Smith, with opening poet Connecticut’s own Elizabeth Thomas. Suggested donation $10. Patricia Smith has been...
15
Nov

Festival: Write Away

Saturday, November 15, 1-4 PM, the Mark Twain House (351 Farmington Avenue, Hartford). A variety of 50-minute poetry-writing workshops, ranging from “Reading Your Poems to an Audience” to “Death Riding Shotgun: How Mortality Shapes Writing.”  Workshops...
14
Nov

Festival: New England Poets Laureate

Friday, November 14,7-9 PM, the Wadsworth Atheneum (600 Main Street, Hartford). Four New England Poets Laureate come together for one incredible evening of poetry!
13
Nov

Festival: Signed and Spoken Word

Thursday, November 13 7-9 PM, Asylum Hill Congregational Church (814 Asylum Avenue, Hartford) Student poets from the American School for the Deaf and the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts perform their work