Poetry is back at the Noah Webster House!
WordHouse Reading Series
Saturday November 18, 2pm
Dennis Barone and Amy Nawrocki
Reading starts with an Open Mic
Amy Nawrocki is the author of six poetry collections. She is the recipient of numerous awards including honors from The Connecticut Poetry Society, New Millennium Writings, The Hamden Arts Commission, and The Connecticut Center for the Book. Her most recent collection, Mouthbrooders, was a finalist for the 2020 Connecticut Book Award. Her nonfiction book, The Comet’s Tail: A Memoir of No Memory, was a 2018 Foreword Review INDIES finalist for best memoir and has been awarded a Gold Medal for the Living Now Mind-Body-Spirit Awards. She is co-author with her husband Eric D. Lehman of four books about Connecticut food and culture, most recently Connecticut Farms and Farmers Markets. She is the Dean of the College of Science and Society at the University of Bridgeport.
Dennis Barone is Professor Emeritus in English at the University of Saint Joseph. He is the editor of poetry anthologies such as Garnet Poems: An Anthology of Connecticut Poetry Since 1776 and New Hungers for Old: One-Hundred Years of Italian-American Poetry. He is the author of many books including Beyond Memory: Italian Protestants in Italy and America and, most recently, the mixed genre works A Field Guide to the Rehearsal and After Math.