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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...

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....