Sunken Garden Poetry Festival Opening Night

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Sunken Garden Poetry Festival Opening Night

Enjoy two hours of world-class poetry and music among the blooms of Hill-Stead's historic Sunken Garden. The festival opens with United States Poet Laureate (2004-2006) and Pulitzer Prize-winning Poet Ted Kooser. He is the author of 14 full-length collections of poetry; including Splitting An Order (2014), Weather Central, and Delights and Shadows, which won the 2005 Pulitzer Prize. His prose books include The Wheeling Year (2014) and Local Wonders: Seasons in the Bohemian Alps, which won the Nebraska Book Award for Nonfiction in 2003. His writing has appeared in many periodicals including The Atlantic Monthly, Poetry, The Hudson Review, The Nation, The American Poetry Review, The Kenyon Review, Prairie Schooner, and Antioch Review. He has received two NEA fellowships in poetry, and written three children’s books from Candlewick Press, The Bell in the Bridge (2015), Bag in the Wind, illustrated by Barry Root, and The House Held Up by Trees.

Sunken Garden Poetry Festival Opening Night

Address : Hill-Stead Museum, 35 Mountain Rd Farmington CT
Phone : 860-677-4787   (Always call and confirm events.)

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Admission Fee : $12 online advance per person, 18 and under free


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