Five new poems can be read in the new issue of Talisman — http://www.talismanmag.net. April 9 reading in the Mad River Literary Festival at Northwest Community College. April 10 I will host a reading at the University of Saint Joseph by Benjamin S. Grossberg for his new book Space Traveler.
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.”
Click here to hear Dennis on WMRD’s Best of the Valley Shore with Don DeCesare.
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).