Wintonbury Poetry Series

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
McMahon Wintonbury Library
Children's Room

Event Details

"A Connecticut State Poet Laureate"--Features Rennie McQuilken, followed by an Open Mic. 

Rennie McQuilkin served as CT Poet Laureate from 2015-2018. He co-founded the Sunken Garden Poetry Festival, which he directed for 9 years. His poetry has appeared in The Atlantic, Poetry, The American Scholar, The Southern Review, The Yale Review, The Hudson Review, and other publications. The author of several poetry collections, he has received a number of awards, including fellowships from the NEA and the CT Commission on the Arts, the CT Center for the Book’s Lifetime Achievement Award, and its 2010 poetry award. He lives in Bloomfield, CT.



Event Type(s): Adult Program
Age Group(s): Adults, Teens (13-18)
Presenter: Tom Nicotera
Tom Nicotera
(860) 243-9721