Sean Frederick Forbes is an Assistant Professor-in-Residence of English and the Director of the Creative Writing Program at the University of Connecticut. His poems have appeared in Chagrin River Review, Sargasso, A Journal of Caribbean Literature, Language, and Culture, Crab Orchard Review, Long River Review, and Midwest Quarterly. In 2009, he received a Woodrow Wilson Mellon Mays University Fellows Travel and Research Grant for travel to Providencia, Colombia. Providencia his first book of poetry, was published by 2Leaf Press in 2013. In 2017, he received first place in the Nutmeg Poetry Contest from the Connecticut Poetry Society. He lives in Thompson, Connecticut.
Providencia: a book of poems