New Britain, CT – Wednesday October 16 at Central Connecticut State University, Elihu Burritt Library, Rare Book Room – 4:30 – 5:30 – Carnevali, Barone, and Quatrocelli: One Hundred Years of Italian American Poetry — Dennis Barone and Stephanie Quartrocelli
Rome, Italy – Wednesday October 23 at the Facolta Valdese di Teologia, Aula Magna, 11:00 -12:30 – “Alfredo Barone, un colportore ed evangelista battista tra Iripinia e Stati Uniti.”
The Hartford Advocate recently wrote about Garnet Poems:
“If states were poets, California would be big and craggy like Robinson Jeffers, but who would Connecticut be? A consensus of Nutmeg Staters might say Wallace Stevens, the stolid, conservative insurance executive by day who, in his spare hours, transmogrified into the Emperor of Ice Cream and helped usher modernism into American literature.
But then, consider the evidence presented by editor Dennis Barone in Garnet Poems: An Anthology of Connecticut Poetry since 1776 (Garnet Books/Wesleyan Press)…”
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Today is the official release date for GARNET POEMS: AN ANTHOLOGY OF CONNECTICUT POETRY SINCE 1776 (Wesleyan University Press).
Read two new poems in the first issue of the new on-line magazine THEODATE (www.theodate.org). THEODATE comes from the Hill-Stead Museum and the Sunken Garden Festival in Farmington, CT.