Posted by: shorelineclusterpoets | October 10, 2011

Poetry events through Oct. 22

Take a look at these events in Connecticut.

**OCTOBER  10 (Monday)**

*7:00 PM (sign up starts at 6:00 PM)
OPEN MIC
Huntington Street Cafe
90 Huntington St., Shelton
Ongoing: monthly, second Monday

Hello! My name is Dorothy and I am the owner of Written Words Bookstore in Shelton, CT. We recently partnered with the Huntington Street Cafe in Huntington to offer a location for published and closet poets to gather and share their passion of poetry with open mic readings. Everyone is welcome! Please help spread the word! More info: Dorothy Sim-Broder, Written Words Bookstore, Tel: 203-944-0400; http://www.writtenwordsbookstore.com. Huntington St. Cafe: 203-925-9064;http://huntingtonstreetcafe.com.

*7:00 – 9:00 PM
POETIC MONDAYS
The RiverWalk Restaurant
14 Holmes St., Mystic
Suggested donation: $10. Host: Kate Rushin
Ongoing: monthly, second Monday

Feature: TBD. Sponsored by Emerson Theater Collaborative. Co-producers: Camilla Ross and Lisa Giordanno. More info:http://www.emersontheatercollaborative.org/.

*7:15 PM
MONDAY NIGHT POETRY
Barnes & Noble Bookstore (Stamford Town Center)
100 Greyrock Place Suite H009, Stamford
Ongoing: monthly, second Monday

Please come and listen to local poets, bring a favorite poem, or read your own at the Open Mike. More info: 203-323-1248.
*8:00 PM (start) 7:30 PM (sign up)
ANYTHING GOES!
The Buttonwood Tree
605 Main Street, Middletown
$3.00 – $5.00 suggested donation
Ongoing: every Monday

This open mike, hosted by J-Cherry, is a warm group that encourages personal
development. Come play with us! You’ll find Phill is available to drum
along if you like. We have a piano and congas or BYO instrument, poem,
dance, or whatever artistic piece of yourself you’d like to share.
We’re all in this together–let’s have some fun and create
ourselves anew! More info: thebuttonwoodtree@gmail.comhttp://www.buttonwood.org/; (860) 347-4957.

*8:00 – 10:00 PM (end time is approximate)
BEAT POETRY OPEN MIKE AT LAS VETAS LOUNGE
Las Vetas Lounge
1462 Post Road, Fairfield
Ongoing: every Monday

More info: (203) 255-1958.

*9:00 PM
BEATNIK 2000
Café 9
250 State Street, New Haven
No Cover. Hosted by Ed Leonard.
Ongoing: every Monday

Music and poetry every Monday night. More info: http://www.cafenine.com/schedule.html (203) 789-8281.

*9:00 PM – 12:00 AM
THE LOVE JONES  EXPERIENCE
The Russell
103 Pratt Street, Hartford
$5 Cover starting at 7:30 PM; Live DJ
Hosted by Darlene Brandon-Scott
Ongoing: every Monday

Poetry & Jam Session. Bring your poems and instruments to our spoken word
and song event. All poets welcome. Amateurs welcome and encouraged to
perform. More info: http://www.therussellct.com/events.php

**OCTOBER 11 (Tuesday)**

*7:30 PM
POEMALLEY
Curley’s Diner
62 West Park Place, Stamford
Ongoing: every Tuesday

Read poetry, discuss writing and other topics of interest. More
info: (203) 327-3716; ayarmal@earthlink.net

**OCTOBER  12 (Wednesday)**

*7:00 PM
INESCAPABLE RHYTHMS POETRY SERIES
Real Art Ways
56 Arbor St., Hartford
Host: Kristin Kostick
Ongoing: monthly, second Wednesday

Feature: ANNA EYRE. Series format: a featured poet gives a half hour reading (7:00pm) followed by an open mike (7:30pm), in which members of the audience are invited to share their work. The series takes its title from the Wallace Stevens poem, “Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird.” Real Art Ways serves wine, beer, and snacks during the reading. Come early to enjoy the art and meet the poets. The open mike draws high school students, established poets, and everyone in between. More info: http://www.realartways.org/events or contact Kristin Kostick at  kristin.kostick@gmail.com .

*7:30 PM
GOOD COMPANY with Howard Abhay Banow
Studio 59
59 Barber St., Torrington
Admission: $15 at the door; $12 prepaid (4 for $45)
Ongoing: every Wednesday

Meditation Relaxation Sessions sun meditation. Take time out to unwind
and relax in the Good Company of HOWARD ABHAY BANOW, who brings his own
songs and poems, guitar and drums, favorite lines of others’ mystical
poetry, and wealth of experience as a teacher of meditation to this gathering. He invites you to bring your
voices and ears, so we can create together the atmosphere of satsangha – good company.
Let go and tune in to a deeper part of your inner Self. Whatever your spiritual Path, you are
welcome. RSVP and more info: 860-482-6801.

*7:45 PM (Open Myk precedes feature: sign up 7:30 PM)
WEDNESDAY NIGHT POETRY SERIES
“The Garage” (Newtown Teen Center)
53 Church Hill Road, Newtown
$3 suggested
donation.
Ongoing: every Wednesday

Feature: PUTTING TOGETHER YOUR POETRY COLLECTION – A PANEL DISCUSSION. Poetry editing workshop at the end of the evening each week. (HURRAY!) Bring 6 or so copies of poems you’d like to work on… More  info: http://www.wedpoetry.wordpress.com/

*9:00 PM
POETZ REALM IN BRIDGEPORT
Bridgeport Innovation Center – Gallery 1212
955 Connecticut Avenue, Bridgeport
Admission is $5 for regular patrons
and $3 to rock the open mike.
Hosted by Ernel Grant, Founder/CEO.
Ongoing: monthly, second and fourth Wednesdays

Feature: TBA. Poetz Realm is not just a physical location where artists can get together and share in their artistry. Poetz Realm also provides web services such as a social networking community which allows its members to network; upload videos, pictures, and music; chat; post poetry and written work; and much more. whether it be in the form of spoken word, poetry, emceeing, singing, or simply verbal expression, Poetz Realm is the place to be. More info: http://www.poetzrealm.com

**OCTOBER 13 (Thursday)**

*5:00 – 8:00 PM
BLUE MONDAY POETS’ SOCIETY
Downtown Gallery, First Floor, New Britain Artists’ Co-Op bldg.
66 West Main St., New Britain (Park on street or in city garage 1/2 block north of gallery on Washington
St.–free after 5 PM.)
FREE. Host: Donald Weinman
Ongoing: every Thursday.

Although Donald Weidman’s “Blue Monday Poets’ Society” meets on Thursdays,
Weidman is quick to point out that the expression “Blue Monday” is itself a poetic metaphor and no reason why the society should meet on a Monday. As a matter of fact, Weinman believes Thursday is a better day. “It gives us time
to get over our blue Monday.” Weinman imposes no structure on the group. He
anticipates a variety of poets who want to become a part of the communal
sharing. All interested poets or those who just want to hear poetry read and
recited are welcome.

*6:30 – 9:30 PM
RIVERWOOD POETRY SERIES presents The UNDERWOOD CAFÉ
Wood Memorial Library
783 Main Street, South Windsor
FREE: donations gratefully accepted. Donations of non-perishable foods will also be accepted for the benefit of Amazing Grace Food Pantry, Middletown.
Refreshments. Open mike follows the feature.
Ongoing: monthly, second Thursdays  (Sept.-Nov. and Jan.-May.)

Feature: OCEAN VUONG. More info: http://www.riverwoodpoetry.org or Wood Memorial Library http://www.woodmemoriallibrary.org or 860-289-1783.

*7:00 PM (Open mike) 7:30 PM (Feature)
THE GUILFORD POETS GUILD SECOND THURSDAY POETRY SERIES
The Greene Art Gallery (Red barn behind Whitfield’s Café)
29 Whitfield St., Guilford
FREE. Refreshments.
Ongoing: monthly, second Thursday, Sept. – May. (except Jan. and Feb.)

Feature: MAUREEN CORCORAN. More info: 203-453-2036, 203-453-8836,http://guilfordpoetsguild.wordpress.com/

*7:00 PM
THE THREE LAUREATES
Noah Webster House
227 South Main Street, West Hartford

A reading by DENNIS BARONE (West Hartford’s second poet laureate) and JAMES FINNEGAN (West Hartford’s third and current poet laureate) hosted by MARIA SASSI (West Hartford’s first poet laureate).  Barone and Finnegan recently co-edited the anthology Visiting Wallace: Poems Inspired by the Life and Work of Wallace Stevens.

*8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
BEAN & LEAF OPEN MIKE POETRY READING
Bean & Leaf Cafe
13 Washington St., New London
Hosted by Ray Cruz or Guest Host
Ongoing: every Thursday

Old poets read, new voices heard in a venue with a killer sound system and
lots of delicious teas and coffee and pastries. More info:
http://www.bean-leaf.com/ or (860) 701-0000.

**OCTOBER 14 (Friday)**

*8:00 – 10:00 PM
JOY HARJO WITH LARRY MITCHELL
Crowell Concert Hall
Wesleyan University
45 Wyllys Ave., Middletown
$15 general public; $12 Wesleyan faculty/staff, senior citizens, non-Wesleyan students; $6 Wesleyan students

A member of the Mvskoke Nation born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, tenor saxophonist Joy Harjo combines storytelling, poetry and indigenous song in her musical duo with Grammy Award-winning producer/guitarist Larry Mitchell. Ms. Harjo’s works blend traditional rhythms and singing with jazz, rock, blues, hip hop and her heartfelt poems, which have been recognized with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Native Writers Circle of the Americas. Note: address above is for parking – for more info and precise building location, go to http://www.wesleyan.edu . For tickets to the event, call the box office: 860-685-3355.

*8:00 PM (Doors open 7:30)
WOMEN ALOUD
Market Street Theater
Canton Town Hall Auditorium
4 Market Street, Collinsville
$5 per show or two shows for $8.

Women Aloud, original works by Conn. playwrights JENNY LECCE (Middletown), JEAN-ANN
WERTZ (Middletown) and TERRI KLEIN (Cromwell), who give voice to strong women, shy women,
funny and wise women. “Fly Fishing in Tribeca” by Lecce, “White Ashes” (a Noh-style play in verse) by Wertz and “Six Unforgettable Women” (performance poetry) by Klein will be presented. Tickets may be purchased at the door or reserved at marketstreettheater@yahoo.com. More info:marketstreettheater@yahoo.com.

**OCTOBER 15 (Saturday)**

*2:00 PM
BOOK READING and SIGNING
The Canton Community Center
40 Dyer Ave., Canton

Feature: PAM LACKO. More info: (860) 693-5800.

*8:00 PM (Doors open 7:30)
WOMEN ALOUD
Market Street Theater
Canton Town Hall Auditorium
4 Market Street, Collinsville
$5 per show or two shows for $8.

Women Aloud, original works by Conn. playwrights JENNY LECCE (Middletown), JEAN-ANN WERTZ (Middletown) and TERRI KLEIN (Cromwell), who give voice to
strong women, shy women, funny and wise women. “Fly Fishing in Tribeca” by Lecce, “White Ashes” (a Noh-style play in verse) by Wertz
and “Six Unforgettable Women” (performance poetry) by Klein will be presented. Tickets may be purchased at the door or reserved at marketstreettheater@yahoo.com. More info:marketstreettheater@yahoo.com.

**OCTOBER 16 (Sunday)

*11:00 AM – 2:30 PM
A CELEBRATION OF THE WOMEN BEAT ERA POETS/AUTHORS/ARTISTS
Broad Street Books
45 Broad St., Middletown
Host Yvon J. Cormier.

Features: GEORGE WALLACE, reading Janine Pommy Vega; HELEN R. PETERSON, reading Diane DiPrima; Joan B. Kantor, reading HETTIE JONES; Mar (Mistryel) Walker, reading JAY DEFEO, YVON J. CORMIER, reading Mary Fabilli; and COLIN HASKINS, reading Elise Cowen. Following the features there will be open mic, music and a reception. This event is proudly presented by the FREE POETS COLLECTIVE, IN COLLABORATION WITH BROAD STREET BOOKS & CAFÉ, THE WESLEYAN BOOKSTORE. More info: visit http://freepoetscollective.webs.com/  or questions, call 860-233-4984.

*2:00 – 4:00 PM
POETRY READING
Essex Art Association
10 North Main St., Essex

Features: CAROL ALTIERI, EVEYLYN ATREYA, and BARBARA BATT. There will also be an Open Mic session for anyone who would like  to read an original poem or short prose piece, or a favorite poem by another poet. This event is part of the Odyssey Painters’ Fall Arts Festival, which runs from October 13-16 at the Essex Art Association. More info: call EAA at 203-627-4148 or 860-767-8990.

*4:00 PM

SUNDAY READINGS BY THE RIVER
Farmington River Literary Arts Center (Millrace Books)
40 Mill Lane, Farmington
FREE. Refreshments.

Open mike. All Poets are invited to attend. More info: http://www.frlac.org or 860-677-9662.

*4:30 – 6:00 PM
POETRY POTLUCK
The Buttonwood Tree
605 Main Street, Middletown
$5 suggested donation
Hosted by Suzy Lamson and Edwina Trentham
Ongoing: monthly, third Sunday

Do you love poetry? Would you like to be part of an ongoing poetry discussion group offering food for the mind and the heart? If so, come and join us at the Sanctuary yurt to discuss poetry and build community. This is not about sharing our own work but instead offers us a chance to share the work of poets we love, so you don’t have to be a poet to be part of this group. Just come and bring your love of poetry and a poem you would like to share. More info: The Buttonwood Tree: 860-347-4957 thebuttonwoodtree@ gmail.com, http://www.buttonwood.org .

*7:00 PM (Potluck dinner at 5:30 PM)
EDNA AND ESTLIN
Hill-Stead Museum (in the Makeshift Theater building)
35 Mountain Rd., Farmington
FREE. Bring a potluck dish to share if you come for dinner.

Written by RENNIE MCQUILKIN, Edna & Estlin is a romantic roughhouse between Edna St. Vincent Millay and e e cummings, the poetry stars of their day. Discussion follows. A poetry-writing workshop with GRAY JACOBIK takes place in the afternoon, if you’d like to make a poetry day of it at the Hill-Stead. (See details of the workshop further down in this issue of CTPoetNews under “Workshops”.) More info: http://www.hillstead.org .

**OCTOBER 17 (Monday)**

*5:00 – 7:00 PM
DANBURY CHAPTER, CT POETRY SOCIETY
Danbury Library, 2nd floor Conference Room
170 Main Street, Danbury
Ongoing monthly, third Mondays (January and February dates fluctuate due to holidays; no meeting in December)

The Connecticut Poetry Society sponsors a monthly writing workshop at Danbury Library. Bring samples of your work (1 or 2 poems, with 5 or 6 copies to share) for discussion and critique in an informal, supportive setting.  Or just come to listen and respond.  Newcomers welcome! More info or to receive a monthly e-mail reminder, contact Doris at dmh2000@sbcglobal.net.

*7:00-9:00 PM
FRESHWATER COFFEE HOUSE
The Coffee House in Café II
Asnuntuck Community College
170 Elm Street, Enfield
FREE. Refreshments.

Reading by New England Poets Published in Freshwater 2011. Features: DIANNE BILYAK, ROBERTA HOFF, SUSAN JOHNSON, JULIA MARTINEZ, RENNIE MCQUILKIN, GAYNELL MEIJ, PAT O’BRIEN, LANA ORPHANIDES, STEVE PARLATO, LAUREL PETERSON, MARY CLARE POWELL, BESSY REYNA, JOHN STANIZZI, and ALLISON ZACZYNSKI. Reading will be followed by an Open Poetry and Music Mic.
Copies of the 2011 issue of Freshwater and copies of the poets’ books will be on sale.
More info: contact Edwina Trentham at etrentham@acc.commnet.edu or 860-253-3105.

*7:00 PM
WORDFORGE READING SERIES
The Studio @ Billings Forge
563 Broad Street, Hartford (Park next to Firebox
restaurant or along Broad Street.)
Ongoing: monthly, Sept. – June

Features: Two poets from Trinity College, CIARAN BERRY and CLARE ROSSINI. Plus OPEN MIKE. More info: http://wfreadings.blogspot.com/.

*8:00 PM (start) 7:30 PM (sign up)
ANYTHING GOES!
The Buttonwood Tree
605 Main Street, Middletown
$3.00 – $5.00 suggested donation
Ongoing: every Monday

This open mike, hosted by J-Cherry, is a warm group that encourages personal development. Come play with us! You’ll find Phill is available to drum along if you like. We have a piano and congas or BYO instrument, poem, dance, or whatever artistic piece of yourself you’d like to share. We’re all in this together–let’s have some fun and create ourselves anew! More info: thebuttonwoodtree@gmail.comhttp://www.buttonwood.org/; (860) 347-4957.

*8:00 – 10:00 PM (end time is approximate)
BEAT POETRY OPEN MIKE AT LAS VETAS LOUNGE
Las Vetas Lounge
1462 Post Road, Fairfield
Ongoing: every Monday

More info: (203) 255-1958.

*9:00 PM
BEATNIK 2000
Café 9
250 State Street, New Haven
No Cover. Hosted by Ed Leonard.
Ongoing: every Monday

Music and poetry every Monday night. More info: http://www.cafenine.com/schedule.html (203) 789-8281.

*9:00 PM – 12:00 AM
THE LOVE JONES EXPERIENCE
The Russell
103 Pratt Street, Hartford
$5 Cover starting at 7:30 PM; Live DJ
Hosted by Darlene Brandon-Scott
Ongoing: every Monday

Poetry & Jam Session. Bring your poems and instruments to our spoken word and song event. All poets welcome. Amateurs welcome and encouraged to perform. More info: http://www.therussellct.com/events.php

**OCTOBER 18 (Tuesday)**

*7:00 – 9:00 PM
SHORELINE CLUSTER POETS
Scranton Library
801 Boston Post Road, Madison
Ongoing: monthly, first and third Tuesdays

Shoreline Cluster Poets meets first and third Tuesday of each month at Scranton Library. More info: contact Rudy Sturk at scpoets@yahoo.com or (203) 245-7365.

*7:30 PM
POEMALLEY
Curley’s Diner
62 West Park Place, Stamford
Ongoing: every Tuesday

Read poetry, discuss writing and other topics of interest. More info: (203) 327-3716; ayarmal@earthlink.net.

**OCTOBER 19 (Wednesday)**

*5:30 – 8:00 PM
CONFLUENCE/CONFLUENCIA/CONFLUENZA
Playbox Theater
Naugatuck Valley Community College
FREE. Reservations requested. Call 203-575-8044/8083

Confluence/Confluencia/Confluenza is a way to honor talented writers and all they have achieved in their life’s work and a way to share their personal experiences with others.
The literal meaning of the title — a coming or flowing together, meeting or gathering at one point — describes what we envision when representatives of Connecticut’s literary community become part of the excitement on our campus.
Features: SUSAN ALLISON, COLIN HASKINS, ANA-MAURINE LARA, PRAMILA VENKATESWARAN. Musical prelude by RICHARD GARD, D.M.A., Professor of Music, Naugatuck Valley Community College.

Schedule:
5:30 pm: Music and social (half) hour begin
6:00 pm: Open mic
6:30 pm: Featured guests begin

Reservations: 203-575-8044/8083. More info: http://www.nvcc.commnet.edu/student-life/events-calendar/vw/3/itemid/269/d/20111019

*6:30 PM
READING and BOOK SIGNING
The Yale Book Store
77 Broadway, New Haven

Feature: LORENCE GUTTERMAN. More info: (203) 777-8440.
*7:00 PM
BREAD BOX FOLK SERIES
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
220 Valley St., Willimantic
Suggested donation $5.00 (for musicians and audience). Hosted by Bruce John.
Ongoing: monthly, third Wednesday

Bread Box Folk Series, Acoustic Artist Showcase (music and spoken word). Light refreshments served. More info: http://www.breadboxfolk.org.
*7:30 PM
GOOD COMPANY with Howard Abhay Banow
Studio 59
59 Barber Street, Torrington
Admission: $15 at the door; $12 prepaid (4 for $45)
Ongoing: every Wednesday

Meditation Relaxation Sessions sun meditation. Take time out to unwind and
relax in the Good Company of HOWARD ABHAY BANOW, who brings his own
songs and poems, guitar and drums, favorite lines of others’ mystical
poetry, and wealth of experience as a teacher of meditation to this
gathering. He invites you to bring your voices and ears, so we can create
together the atmosphere of satsangha – good company. Let go and tune in to
a deeper part of your inner Self. Whatever your spiritual Path, you are
welcome. RSVP and more info: 860-482-6801.

*7:45 PM (Open Myk precedes feature: sign up 7:30 PM)
WEDNESDAY NIGHT POETRY SERIES
“The Garage” (Newtown Teen Center)
53 Church Hill Road, Newtown
$3 suggested donation.
Ongoing: every Wednesday

Feature: GREG SANTOS. Poetry editing workshop at the end of the evening each week. (HURRAY!) Bring 6 or so copies of poems you’d like to work on… More info: http://www.wedpoetry.wordpress.com./

**OCTOBER 20 (Thursday)**

*12:30-2:00 PM
TIME OUT FOR POETRY
Scranton Library, Local History Room
801 Boston Post Road, Madison
FREE. Host: Susannah Graedel.
Ongoing: monthly, third Thursday.

Ogden Nash, Robert Frost, William Shakespeare, Dr. Seuss, Emily Dickinson and maybe even the Burma Shave verses will live again, as Madison area residents are invited to share their favorite poems. This informal gathering welcomes those who wish to share two or three short poems, or simply to listen. “Time Out for Poetry” will provide, as Robert Frost defined poetry, “a momentary stay against confusion.” This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Scranton Library. More info: call Susannah Graedel at 203-421-1961.
*5:00 – 8:00 PM
BLUE MONDAY POETS’ SOCIETY
Downtown Gallery, First Floor, New Britain Artists’ Co-Op bldg.
66 West Main St., New Britain (Park on street or in city garage 1/2 block north of gallery on Washington St.–free after 5 PM.)
FREE. Host: Donald Weinman
Ongoing: every Thursday.

Although Donald Weinman’s “Blue Monday Poets’ Society” meets on Thursdays, Weidman is quick to point out that the
expression “Blue Monday” is itself a poetic metaphor and no reason why the society should meet on a
Monday. As a matter of fact, Weinman believes Thursday is a better day. “It gives us time to get over our blue Monday.” Weinman imposes no structure on the group. He anticipates a variety of poets who want to become a part of the communal sharing. All interested poets or those who just want to hear poetry read and recited are welcome.

*7:00 (music); 8:00 – 9:00 PM (reading)
MISHI-MAYA-GAT SPOKEN WORD & MUSIC SEIRES
Great Path Academy, Community Commons (Use Parking Lot B)
Manchester Community College
Great Path (161 Hillstown Road), Manchester
Sponsored by MCC Foundation Annual Fund Campaign. Hosted by Stephen Campiglio.
FREE.
Ongoing: monthly, third Thursday (Sept. – May, except Dec.).

Feature: V. PENELOPE PELIZZON and STEVEN OSTROWSKI. plus a set of music/poetry provided by DUO LIVEOAK with FRANK WALLACE, classical guitar, and NANCY KNOWLES, mezzo-soprano & poet. More info: http://www.mcc.commnet.edu/faculty/spoken.php or call (860) 512-2824.

*7:00 (Doors open at 6:30)
THE POETRY INSTITUTE – NEW HAVEN
The Young Men’s Institute Library
847 Chapel St., New Haven
FREE.
Ongoing: monthly, third Thursday.

Feature: BRAD DAVIS. Great Poetry in a warm, friendly environment. Open mic precedes feature. Arrive a few minutes early to sign up for the open mic. More info: http://thepoetryinstitute.com.

*7:00 PM
WINTONBURY BRANCH POETRY SERIES & OPEN MIKE
Wintonbury Branch Library
1015 Blue Hills Ave., Bloomfield
Ongoing: monthly, third Thursdays, Oct.-Apr.
FREE. Refreshments. Hosts: Marilyn Johnston, Tom Nicotera.

Feature: JONAS ZDANYS, bilingual poet (English/Lithuanian). An open mike follows the feature. In this night’s open mike, you’re invited to read your own work (or that of a favorite poet) in English and, if applicable, in a second language.  Share the poems of your heritage! More info: 860-242-0041, http://www.prosserlibrary.info/wintonbury_branch.htm .
*8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
BEAN & LEAF OPEN MIKE POETRY READING
Bean & Leaf Cafe
13 Washington St., New London
Hosted by Ray Cruz or Guest Host
Ongoing: every Thursday

Old poets read, new voices heard in a venue with a killer sound system and
lots of delicious teas and coffee and pastries. More info:
http://www.bean-leaf.com/ or (860) 701-0000.

**OCTOBER 21 (Friday)**

**OCTOBER  22 (Saturday)**

*2:00 – 4:00 PM
WILTON CHAPTER, CT POETRY SOCIETY MEETING
Wilton
Library (Room A; reference desk can direct you)
137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton
Ongoing: monthly, generally the third Saturday, except July and August.

Meeting format will be the structured workshop I have held for several prior meetings. participants are expected to be members of (or to join) the Connecticut Poetry Society. Bring one poem and copies of it for the other participants. Poems should be no longer than 2 pages of Times Roman Font 12. Please RSVP to poultney@optonline.net. –Sherman Poultney.


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