Archive | May, 2017

Syllable Series: June 4th Readers & A New Location!

30 May


Next Syllable Series:

June 4th, 7:00 pm

Little River Restoratives




In his works: “brett a. maddux is a poet living in hartford, connecticut. friends and contemporaries have often described his writing as a mixture of “is he still doing that?” and “well, at least he tried.” his first collection of poems, regent, was released by silk house publishing at the end of 2016.”


Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib is a poet, essayist, and cultural critic from Columbus, Ohio. His first collection of poems, The Crown Ain’t Worth Much, was released by Button Poetry in 2016. His first collection of essays, They Can’t Kill Us Until They Kill Us, is forthcoming from Two Dollar Radio in winter 2017.

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Darcie Dennigan is the author of three poetry books, including PALACE OF SUBATOMIC BLISS. She founded the nonprofit community Frequency Writers (in Providence) and writes for / teaches at lots of places, including at UConn. Currently obsessed with: poems by Nikki Wallschlaeger and plays by Sibyl Kempson.


Andrew Sottile grew up on the Connecticut shore and now lives in West Hartford. He teaches at Manchester Community College, where he also coordinates the Common Read program. He is at work on a novel.


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