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Poems from Connecticut’s Four Corners ~ The Women of Southwestern Connecticut

Following on the heels of our all-male Father’s Day lineup in June, September’s Special Edition of Poems from CT’s Four Corners will feature five outstanding female poets, all from the southwestern corner of the state.Tune in to hear poetry by Nicole Caruso Garcia, Pat Mottola, Gwen North Reiss, Sarah Rizzuto, and Faith Vicinanza.

Nicole Caruso Garcia's full-length debut poetry collection was named a finalist for the Able Muse Book Award and the Richard Wilbur Award. She serves as an associate poetry editor at Able Muse and is an executive board member of Poetry by the Sea.

Gwen North Reiss is the author of the poetry chapbook Notes on Metals and of Paper Aperture, an e-publication from Pen and Brush in New York. Reiss writes about modern architecture and art and received the Rachel Wetzsteon Prize.

Pat Mottola teaches Creative Writing at Southern CT State University. She is the president Connecticut Poetry Society, is the author of two poetry collections, and mentors Afghan women writers living in Afghanistan and beyond.

Sarah Rizzuto has taught Creative Writing and Disability Studies at Southern CT State University. An advocate for social justice and disability rights, Sarah was invited to read her poetry at the 2023 International Festival of Arts & Ideas.

Faith Vicinanza, the Inaugural Poet Laureate of Southbury, has published four collections of poetry. She was the founder and executive director of the CT Poetry Festival (1997, 2001, 2003) and was a member of two national slam poetry teams.

Poems from 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.


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