Sunken Garden Poetry Festival

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Latino Poets Featured At Sunken Garden Festival This Year This year’s Sunken Garden Poetry Festival on Sunday, August 7th, at the Hill-Stead Museum in Farmington, CT, will have a Latino flavor. The U.S. Poet Laureate, Juan Felipe Herrera, is the featured poet.

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This post was contributed by a community member. Hill-Stead Museum is thrilled to welcome poet and National Book Award finalist Kevin Young to opening night of the 2014 Sunken Garden Poetry Festival.

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FARMINGTON — The town’s Hill-Stead Museum was recently awarded a $50,000 grant to go toward its annual Sunken Garden Poetry Festival. The grant was awarded by Connecticut Humanities, a nonprofit.

Mark your calendars for this season’s Sunken Garden Poetry Festival at the Hill-Stead Museum in Farmington. Pack a picnic, bring friends and family and enjoy a cultural evening in one of the Hartford.

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A summer tradition for nearly 20 years, the Sunken Garden Poetry Festival 2011 opens at Hill-Stead Museum June 8. "We’re thrilled with the great lineup of poets and musicians coming to Hill-Stead this.

The Sunken Garden Poetry Festival, which begins this year on Wednesday, June 11, is a feast for all the senses. Now in its 22nd year, the festival presents readings by top national and admired.

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. Edition broadcasts poetry readings from the Sunken Garden Poetry Festival at Hill-Stead Museum in Farmington, Connecticut. This week’s featured artist is Suzanne Cleary, who reads her poem, "On.

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This post was contributed by a community member. Connecticut Humanities, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, has announced that it will be the lead sponsor for Hill-Stead.

In preparation for the Sunken Garden Poetry Festival approaching in just a few months, instructor Jan Brennan will be offering a second poetry series, Timeless Voices, on Mondays from 1.

Summer is underway and for lovers of the arts in the Farmington Valley that means it’s time for the Sunken Garden Poetry Festival. The Hill-Stead Museum’s 23rd Annual Sunken Garden Poetry Festival.

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Beautiful words and beautiful music in a setting of natural beauty: Who could ask for more? That is what the 24th annual Sunken Garden Poetry Festival, which begins Wednesday, June 22, offers on the.

This post was contributed by a community member. Connecticut Humanities, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, has announced that it will be the lead sponsor for Hill-Stead.

NBC Connecticut is a proud sponsor of the historic Hill-Stead Museum’s 23rd Annual Sunken Garden Poetry Festival. This summer long event will take place June 24-August 19 in Farmington. Bring your.

This is one of the poems Rossini will be reading on Wednesday, July 20 at 6 p.m. as part of the Sunken Garden Poetry Festival at the Hill-stead Museum in Farmington. Poet and Trinity College Professor.

Hill-Stead Museum now offers SEASON PASSES for The Sunken Garden Poetry Festival! Purchase your pass here today, and Hill-Stead will send you laminated passes good for admission to all five Festival events.* Give the gift of POETRY! Poetry Festival Season Passes make thoughtful gifts! *Printed passes will mail in late spring 2019.

The Sunken Garden Poetry Festival will begin its 25th anniversary season June 21 on the grounds of Hill-Stead Museum, a National Historic Landmark at 35 Mountain Road, Farmington. Beginning with an.

Reading is a solitary pursuit. But you can join other literature lovers at the Sunken Garden Poetry Festival through the summer. •June 9: Pulitzer Prize-winner Galway Kinnell opens the festival with.

This year’s Sunken Garden Poetry Festival, held on the grounds of Hill-Stead Museum, 35 Mountain Road, Farmington, will present its closing event on Wednesday, Aug. 6. Poet, writer and teacher Aimee.

“Temperament is more important than what you know, what you’ve accomplished.” Gibson, who lives in Preston, is a featured artist at the Sunken Garden Poetry Festival, the annual summer poetry-reading.

Learning to write poetry is a process that can be developed and even taught.and what better way to learn that at the home of the 2019 Sunken Garden Poetry Festival (SGPF), Hill-Stead Museum. Even the "most popular poet in America," (according to the The New York Times ) former U.S. Poet Laureate and SGPF 2017 participant Billy Collins knows.

Ted Kooser, former U.S. poet laureate (2004-2006) and a Pulitzer Prize winner, will open the 23rd annual Sunken Garden Poetry Festival at the Hill-Stead Museum in Farmington on Wednesday, June 24.

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About. The Sunken Garden Poetry Prize is a prestigious national poetry prize for adult writers. Established in 2002, the Prize has drawn submissions from around the country that have been judged by renowned poets such as Martha Collins, Patricia Smith and Tony Hoagland.

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This post was contributed by a community member. At the Sunken Garden Poetry Festivals, renowned poets read selections of their work in the historic and picturesque garden of Hill-Stead estate.

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He has been featured on National Public Radio’s All Things Considered and at various conferences and venues including the Miami Book Fair, The Southern Writers Conference, The Sunken Garden Poetry Festival, the Dodge Poetry Festival, and The Poetry Center at Smith College.

Greek Theatre, Taormina, Sicily ( Wikimedia Commons ) The festival of Dionysus. One of these festivals was called the ‘City Dionysia’. It was a festival of entertainment held in honor of the god of wine and fertility Dionysus and featured competitions in music, singing, dance and poetry.