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Roar Reading Series

  • Barnes & Noble UConn 1 Royce Circle Storrs, CT 06268 (map)

Join Elephant Rock Books on the first Monday of every month at 7PM at Barnes & Noble UConn in Downtown Storrs. Hang out, listen to some riveting stories, and meet us for a drink at Geno's Grille afterwards.

Sherri Bedingfield has been published in numerous literary journals, including Caduceus, Journal of Poetry Therapy, and Connecticut River Review. One of her poems was selected by West Hartford town poet laureates for the Poetry in the Parks project. Sherri has written two books of poetry: Transitions and Transformations and The Clattering, Voices from Old Forfarshire, Scotland. She’s on the board of directors of the Riverwood Poetry Series and works as a psychotherapist and a family therapist.

Ginny Lowe Connors is the author of several poetry collections, including Toward the Hanging Tree: Poems of Salem Village. Her chapbook Under the Porch won the Sunken Garden Poetry Prize. Connors has also edited a number of poetry anthologies, including Forgotten Women: A Tribute in Poetry and Laureates of Connecticut - among others. She is the editor of Connecticut River Review. Connors runs a small poetry press called Grayson Books.

Pegi Deitz Shea is a two-time award winner of the Connecticut Book Award and the author of more than 400 published articles, essays, and poems for adult readers. Her works for young readers frequently focus on human rights issues, while her poetry for adults has appeared in The Christian Science Monitor, Ireland of the Welcomes, The Examined Life Journal, and others. She teaches in UConn's creative writing program. Toying with the term "phoetry," she also exhibits her photography and poems together. She founded and directs Poetry Rocks!, a quarterly reading series in Vernon, CT.

This event is free and open to the public

PARKING: Parking is available in the Downtown Storrs garage (33 Royce Circle), which is free for the first 2 hours and $1/hour thereafter.

Earlier Event: March 2
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Later Event: March 6
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