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Poetry Reading

September 28, 2019 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

with Davyne Verstandig, Dimitry Rimsky, and J.E.A. Wallace

Davyne Verstandig is a lecturer in English and Creative Writing at the UConn Hartford Campus. Her books include two books of poetry, Pieces of the Whole and Provisions and her work appears in Sex and Sexuality in a Feminist World, Songs of the Marrow Bone and Where Beach Meets Ocean. She has also performed improvisational work “composing on the tongue” painting and poetry at The Knitting Factory and Housing Works Cafè in New York City and given readings throughout New England.

Dimitry Rimsky Dimitry has been involved in the visual and performing arts all his life. Son to artist Feodor Rimsky and life long member of the Washington Art Association (of which his father was a founder). Dimitry also founded the Savoy Agency, a multi-faceted talent agency running nightclub and concert venue entertainment calendars during 1980s. He has organized many public and private events and continues to support creative activities however possible. Dimitry is currently a house painter, retired web designer and occasional poet.

J.E.A. Wallace has been a hotel night porter, an abattoir security guard, and a barman in The House of Lords. Born and raised in England, he now lives and writes in America. His debut full-length poetry collection “Are You Hurtling Towards God Knows What?” is available now from Unsolicited Press.


September 28, 2019
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM


Hodge Memorial Library
4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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