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Apr
21

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Governor and Mrs. Malloy Host Sunken Garden Poetry Festival Event

Sunday   TIME:  3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

On Sunday, April 21, 3-5 pm, Governor and Mrs. Dannel P. Malloy will host a celebration of Hill-Steadís renowned festival at their home in support of the museumís poetry programs, which serve students and adults throughout the state. Former Connecticut Poet Laureate Marilyn Nelson and international best-selling author Frank Delaney will celebrate 20 years of Festival readings by major American poets by sharing selections from the new festival anthology, Sunken Garden Poetry: 1992-2011 (published by Wesleyan University Press and funded in part by CT Humanities). A Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets, Marilyn Nelson is the recipient of numerous literary awards, including the prestigious Frost Medal from the Poetry Society of America. Award-winning writer, broadcaster and journalist,

Location:

Governor and Mrs. Malloy's Residence
990 Prospect Ave
Hartford, CT 06105

Cost:

$75

Contact:

860-677-4787 ext 134
http://sunkengardenpoetry.org/festival-workshops/

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