Sunken Garden Poetry Festival

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    Hill-Stead Museum

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    The 2021 Sunken Garden Poetry Festival will encompass a three-day weekend, September 10-12, featuring headlining poets Nick Flynn, Martín Espada and CT Poet Laureate Margaret Gibson. Opening for Mr. Flynn will be the winner of the Sunken Garden Prize, an adult poetry contest sponsored by Tupelo Press. The event will feature writing workshops, panel discussions, readings and talk backs and an open-mic event; opening and headlining poets’ performances; and musical interludes and book signings.

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