Online: Poems From Connecticut's Four Corners

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Join us for an evening of poetry, featuring readings by poets representing each of the state’s four corners, plus one from the central Hartford area. Our March reading will feature: Aaron Caycedo-Kimura, Robert Claps, Brad Davis, Sarah Nichols, and Irene Sherlock. Poems for Connecticut’s Four Corners readings are held on the first Wednesday of the month at 7:00. Please register in advance to receive the Zoom link.

AARON CAYCEDO-KIMURA is the author of Common Grace and the author/illustrator of Text, Don’t Call. His chapbook Ubasute won the 2020 Slapering Hol Press Competition. Aaron’s honors include a MacDowell Fellowship and a Robert Pinsky Global Fellowship.

BRAD DAVIS has published seven full-length poetry collections and two chapbooks, including Short List of Wonders, which won the 2005 Sunken Garden Poetry Competition. In 2012, Brad edited Sunken Garden Poetry, 1992-2011, the Festival’s 20th anniversary anthology.

IRENE SHERLOCK is a dual-licensed marriage/family therapist and alcohol/drug counselor. A chapbook of her poems, Equinox, was published in 2010. Irene’s poems, essays, and short stories have been published in The New York Times and many journals and anthologies

ROBERT CLAPS recently retired from a large Hartford-based insurance company, where he worked as a software engineer for 30 years.  His first book, Casting, was published in 2021. Robert’s poems have appeared widely in literary journals. 

SARAH NICHOLS is the author of eleven chapbooks, most recently These Violent Delights and the creative nonfiction collection, Press Play for Heartbreak, awarded the Vella Chapbook Prize in 2020. She writes frequently on popular culture.

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