Poems by SCSU Distinguished Professor, Vivian Shipley
May 11, 2021 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
A poetry reading by Southern Connecticut State University Distinguished Professor, Vivian Shipley on Tuesday, May 11th, 7 PM, via Zoom. An open mic follows her reading and Q&A.
Vivian Shipley’s reading will feature poems written during her 2020-21 CT Office of the Arts Fellowship for Poetry that focus on the CT Witch Trials and the experience of living though the social isolation and devastation created by Covid-19. One poem won the 2020-21 Poet Hunt from The MacGuffin and another won the 2020 October Ekphrastic Challenge from Rattle. Her reading will include poems published in CT River Review, (Connecticut Poetry Society, 2020), Connecticut Literary Anthology, 2020 (Central Connecticut State U) and Waking Up to the Earth: Connecticut Poets in a Time of Global Climate Crisis. (Grayson Press, 2021)