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Poetry Reading with Davyne Verstandig

April 2 @ 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

A Shepaug Libraries Program

Hosted by the Gunn Library in Washington

Hybrid Program

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April is Poetry Month and we happy to welcome local poet Davyne Verstandig to give a reading from her collection “New Pieces of the Whole: Provisions in Poetry and Prose.” Her poems reflect on topics from meditative nature to longing, to loss of words, COVID, and what it means to be human in this ever changing landscape.

Register for in-person seating or Zoom it from home!

Davyne Verstandig was a lecturer in English and Creative Writing at the University of Connecticut. (retired June 2020 after 25 years). 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, Where Beach Meets Ocean, This One Has No Name, The Monday Poets, and the forth coming anthology with an introduction by Margaret Gibson, CT Poet Laureate, Waking Up to the Earth, Connecticut Poets in a Time of Global Climate Crisis. 


April 2
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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Gunn Memorial Library
5 Wykeham Rd
Washington, CT 06793 United States
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