Richard Blanco performed in the Libraries of Hill-Stead Museum to support The Sunken Garden Poetry Festival on Thursday, March 3.
Richard performed at the Festival in 2013 and also served as Inaugural Poet for President Barak Obama. Hill-Stead was honored to have him headline last night’s benefit reading.
For more information about the festival, see 2016 Sunken Garden Poetry Festival.
Watch Li-Young Lee perform his poem Self-Help for Fellow Refugees in The Sunken Garden at Hill-Stead.
Watch NBC Connecticut coverage of the 2015 Sunken Garden Poetry Festival.
Before you attend the 2015 Sunken Garden Poetry Festival, get in the spirit by watching readings from last year. Simsbury TV has posted five half-hour excerpts from the 2014 Sunken Garden Poetry Festival. To see all of them, visit Simsbury TV.
2013 Festival Video Highlights
To see readings by Tracy Smith, Philip Schultz, Carolyn Forche, and Richard Blanco from our 2013 Festival, visit Simsbury Community Television online. Thank you to Morrow Jones for producing these programs.