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Poetry in the Garden

Tina Cane and Cynthia Manick

July 15, 2024 · 7 p.m.
Walled Garden

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. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and readings begin at 7 p.m.

The third reading of the season, on July 15, features Tina Cane and Cynthia Manick.

Tina Cane is the author of Year of the Murder Hornet (Veliz Books, 2022), Body of Work (Veliz Books, 2019), Once More With Feeling (Veliz Books, 2017),  Dear Elena: Letters for Elena Ferrante (Skillman Avenue Press, 2016),  and The Fifth Thought (Other Painters Press, 2008). She currently serves as Poet Laureate of Rhode Island.

Cynthia Manick is the author of No Sweet Without Brine (Amistad-HarperCollins, 2023), which received was selected as a New York Public Library Best Book of 2023. She also the author of Blue Hallelujahs and served as editor of The Future of Black: Afrofuturism, Black Comics, and Superhero Poetry.


Upcoming Events: 

  • July 22: Marie Howe
  • July 29: Oliver de la Paz and Nathan McClain

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