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June 2017

Dinner with Billy Collins

June 20, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Please join us for a cocktail reception in the museum to celebrate the opening of our new book art exhibition, and then head to the Makeshift Theater to share a meal with the “Great American Poet” Billy Collins. [Read more]

Billy Collins – Sunken Garden Poetry Festival

June 21, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The evening will feature Billy Collins, a special reading by Connecticut State Poet Laureate Rennie McQuilkin and music by Plywood Cowboy. [Read more]

July 2017

Jamaal May & Tarifia Faizullah – Sunken Garden Poetry Festival

July 9, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This evening’s event features Jamaal May & Tarifia Faizullah, a Poetry Jam/Urban Poetry Conversation, and music by Tang Sauce and DJ Stealth. [Read more]

Cornelius Eady – Sunken Garden Poetry Festival

July 19, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Tonight’s festival program features Cornelius Eady and the Sunken Garden Poetry Prize Winner. [Read more]

August 2017

Mark Doty & Eileen Myles – Sunken Garden Poetry Festival

August 6, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for readings by Mark Doty and Eileen Myles and musical guest The Girls from Ruby Falls. [Read more]

Ocean Vuong & Young Poets Day – Sunken Garden Poetry Festival

August 16, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for Young Poets Day featuring Ocean Vuong and the winners of the Fresh Voices Poetry Competition. [Read more]

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