Poets for a Greener World Earth Day
Celebrate Earth Day and National Poetry Month this year with “Poets for a Greener World” – an afternoon of panels, readings, food trucks, and reading and conversation with CT Poet Laureate Margaret Gibson. Join in person or online, featured panels will be streamed.
- 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
- Parkville Neighborhood Cleanup
- Coordinated by Real Art Ways
- 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
- Volunteer Picnic, Bench Dedication & Tree Planting
- 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
- Film Screening
- Call of the Forest: The Forgotten Wisdom of Trees
- 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
- Poetry Reading
- 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
- Teaching the Writing of Poetry about Nature and Climate Emergency
- Moderated by David Leff with panelists Jon Andersen, Clare Rossini, Julien Strong, and Rhonda Ward.
- 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
- Poetry and Science
- Moderated by Margaret Gibson with panelists Syma Ebbin and Eric Hammerling.
- 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
- CT Poets Reading
- Daniel Donaghy, Benjamin Grossberg, Frederick Douglass Knowles, Rennie McQuilkin, and Marilyn Nelson.
- 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
- Poetry Reading and Conversation
- With Margaret Gibson. Moderated by Daniel Donaghy.