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On September 9th the Guilford Poets Guild welcomes Rennie McQuilkin, former CT Poet Laureate, to join our second Thursday Poetry Series
September 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Guilford Free Library, 67 Park Street
Guilford, CT 06437 United States
On September 9th the Guilford Poets Guild welcomes Rennie McQuilkin, former CT Poet Laureate, to join our second Thursday Poetry Series! The program will begin at 6:30 p.m. with an Open Mic and the reading will start at 7 p.m.
Rennie McQuilkin served as CT Poet Laureate from 2015-2018. He co-founded the Sunken Garden Poetry Festival, which he directed for 9 years. His poetry has appeared in The Atlantic, Poetry, The American Scholar, The Southern Review, The Yale Review, The Hudson Review, and other publications. The author of several poetry collections, he has received a number of awards, including fellowships from the NEA and the CT Commission on the Arts, the CT Center for the Book’s Lifetime Achievement Award, and its 2010 poetry award. He lives in Bloomfield, CT.
The event is free and open to the public.
Please register on the Library’s website, http://www.guilfordfreelibrary.org.
A Zoom link will be sent to you.