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Before I Knew 

What Mania Was


2019 Nominee for a Pushcart Prize


- The Tishman


Finalist for the 2018 Edna St. Vincent Millay

Poetry Prize


Upcoming Events
Essential Writing for Essential Workers
On Zoom for 6 weeks
Writing from Memory and Imagination
Poetry Reading in Celebration of Bethel's New Poet Laureate
Byrd's Books
Spring Poetry Series at Byrd's Books
Byrd's Books
Writing from Memory and Imagination
Westport Writers' Workshop
Confluencia - an Evening of Poetry
Naugatuck Valley Community College
Writing Workshop - From Imagination and Memory - Winter 2019
Westport Writers Workshop
Fall in Love with the Lyric Essay
Westport Writers' Workshop
Poetry Reading at the SpeakEasy at the Noelke Gallery, Torrington, CT
Noelke Gallery
Writing Workshop - From Imagination and Memory - Fall 2018 Session
Westport Writers Workshop
Women's One-Day Creative Writing Retreat
Westport Writers Workshop
Fellowship at Martha's Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing
Martha's Vineyard
Poetry Reading at 323 Bar and Restaurant, Main Street, Westport
323 Bar and Restaurant
Spring Poetry Reading at Byrd's Books
Byrd's Books


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