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Poetry Readings

Poetry at the Universalist Church of West Hartford

Monthly Event!

wood Poetry Series

Riverwood Poetry Series is a non-profit group in its 11th year of offering free poetry events in the Hartford area. On the second Thursday of each month our series explores a different social justice theme with an open mic session, a featured reading and a conversation with the poet. 

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Doors open at 7:00 PM for light refreshments and conversation. Poetry begins at 7:15 PM. Open mic precedes the featured poet. Come and read anything! 

This event is free of charge; donations gratefully accepted.

Annual Evening of Poetry 

Share your love of poetry with others at our annual Evening of Poetry. The program, typically held in the spring, features readings by our own resident poets Pat Hale and Janet Henderson. All are invited to come and share a poem of their own or a favorite by another author. 

Watch the weekly e-News for upcoming dates and other events of interest to poetry lovers!