Category: poetry

summer workshops

Taking a Knee Against Racism

june 12 5:30 

pomfret Green

taking a knee against racism

a peaceful demonstration of poetry & music

readings of inspiration & justice

What Happens When Something Happens

Renovating a Family

I’m honored and delighted that my essay, “Renovating a Family” is a feature on Longreads. The gorgeous illustration is by Missy Chimovitz. 

Women in the News

Well, holy moly.

The Connecticut news site CT By the Numbers has published my essay “Women’s March on Washington: A Self-Portrait”

Previously published in the print-only journal PAGE, it’s now available online. March on. 

Connecticut Literary Festival

so looking forward to this!

october 5, 2019 10 AM- 6 PM at Real Art Ways

The first annual Connecticut Literary Festival will be a full day for writers & readers, with panel discussions, all-day readings, and a marketplace. I’ll be there wearing two hats: representing PAGE, a Connecticut-based literary magazine where I am a contributing editor and providing information for the Connecticut Poetry Society.

see you there!

Six Connecticut Poets

The accomplishments of these six Connecticut poets are extra-ordinary. I’m thrilled to emcee. Open mic and all donations benefit TEEG. Don’t miss it!

Spring Dance Collective

this is so cool

An all-girl improv troupe of high schoolers will dance in front of a live audience while I read a personal essay about lying to get into a ballet audition when I was sixteen years old. 

Don’t miss it!

Tickets are $10 and available HERE

My Word!

Prose and Poetry

February 16th 7:30 PM

Published Writers + Open Mic*

Jotham Burrello

Maria Sangiolo

Nick Beams

Michelle Cole

Joe Miragliuolo

Emcee: Christine Kalafus

Suggested Donation of $10 to Benefit TEEG

*Sign-up sheet first come, first served

Pushcart Nominee

i’m honored that my poem Horses is a pushcart prize nominee and featured in the fall 2018 TNG Volume VII.

My prose poem “Horses,” featured in the issue, was selected the 2017 winner of their Knightville Poetry contest and now available for purchase HERE. I am in very talented company: the Machigonne Fiction Contest winner is Maureen Connolly with Featured Authors, Grace Carpenter and Eamon Murphy. Judges were Mark Doty (poetry) and Chris Abani (fiction). The letters section theme is “Letters to Aliens.” Contributors include Claudia Manley, Jessica Lipnack, Lyndsie Manusos, Naomi Ulsted and more.

The cover artist is Abraham Danso.

congratulations all!

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