Readers for October 1 Syllable Series at Little River Restoratives

18 Sep

Next event:

Sunday, October 1sst

Little River Restoratives

7:00 pm


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Amity Gaige is the author of three novels, O My DarlingThe Folded World, and Schroder.  A New York Times Notable Book, Schroder has been translated into eighteen languages, and was shortlisted for UK’s The Folio Prize in 2014.  Amity is the winner of a Fulbright Fellowship, fellowships at the MacDowell and Yaddo colonies, a Baltic Writing Residency, and a 2016 Guggenheim Fellowship.  From 2010-16, she was the Writer-in-Residence at Amherst College, and now teaches at Wesleyan and Yale. Ethan Rutherford will join Amity in reading her piece.

New Haven Public Schools

Kathy Leonard Czepiel is the author of A Violet Season, named one of the best books of 2012 by Kirkus Reviews. Her work has appeared in Michigan Quarterly Review, The Writer, Cimarron Review, and numerous other publications. The recipient of a creative writing fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, Kathy teaches writing at Quinnipiac University. Her current projects include a YouTube channel, Better Book Clubs, where she posts videos for book clubs every other Wednesday.


Julie Choffel is a poet from Texas via Massachusetts, California, and Connecticut. She is the author of the books Figures In A Surplus and The Hello Delay, and a graduate of the MFA Program for Poets and Writers at UMass Amherst. She teaches writing at UConn and Tunxis Community College, and was recently named Poet Laureate of West Hartford.


Alycia Jenkins aka Lady Abstract. My motto is to change the world one city at a time.


Jamil Ragland is a longtime resident of Hartford. He graduated from Trinity College in 2013. A freelance writer, he has been published in the Hartford Courant, Northend Agents, CT Mirror and other local publications. He was also the co-host of Radius, a podcast produced by WNPR about the city of Hartford. Jamil writes with his friend at the blog Nutmegger Daily.


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