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Poetry in the Garden

Sophie Cabot Black and Patricia Spears Jones

July 1, 2024
Walled Garden
Free

Poetry in the Garden (formerly "A Garden of Verse") is back for another summer season! The series, produced by Ridgefield Poet Laureate Emerita Barb Jennes, will feature some of the nation's leading poets. Join us in KTM&HC's beautiful historic walled garden for weekly readings throughout the month of July.

The first event of the season will feature Sophie Cabot Black and Patricia Spears Jones. 

Sophie Cabot Black is the author of Geometry of the Restless Herd (Copper Canyon Press, 2024); The Exchange (Graywolf Press, 2013); The Descent (Graywolf Press, 2004), winner of the Connecticut Book Award; and The Misunderstanding of Nature (Graywolf Press, 1994), winner of the Poetry Society of America’s Norma Farber First Book Award.

Patricia Spears Jones is a poet, playwright, anthologist, educator, and cultural activist. She is the winner of the 2017 Jackson Poetry Prize from Poets & Writers and is the current New York State Poet Laureate. Her most recent book is The Beloved Community (Copper Canyon, 2023). She is also the author of A Lucent Fire: New and Selected Poems.

 

Upcoming events:

  • July 8: Jared Harel and Emily Hockaday
  • July 15: Tina Cane and Cynthia Mannick
  • July 22: Marie Howe
  • July 29: Oliver de la Paz and Nathan McClain

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