- Thursday, July 17, 2014
Adults and children gathered at a Newtown home during the evening of Wednesday, July 9. Children played between chairs and towels or ate alongside the adults in attendance for the culminating celebration of this year’s Newtown Poetry Project accomplishments.
Carol Ann Davis, a Newtown resident, author, and professor in Fairfield University’s creative writing program, said the event went very well despite having to be moved indoors due to rain.
- Friday, March 7, 2014
On Friday, March 21, from 8:30 until 10 pm, poets and scholars from surrounding universities will gather at Congregation Adath Israel, 115 Huntingtown Road, for an inspirational evening of poetry. Refreshments will be served including wine, cheese and crackers.
It will be an evening for sharing the deeper things of life, the things that really matter, according to Rabbi Shaul Praver.
A Sabbath service will precede the poetry reading from 7:30 until 8:30. The community is welcome to attend both events.
- Friday, September 13, 2013
RIDGEFIELD — The first Ridgefield Writers Conference, organized by development editor Adele Annesi of Word for Words, LLC, and author and teacher Chris Belden, both of Ridgefield, will take place Saturday, September 28, in the North Hall of St Stephen’s Episcopal Church.
The all-day conference will feature published fiction, nonfiction, and poetry writers in morning and afternoon workshop presentations, as well as a morning panel on publishing and an afternoon panel on media.