April 9: Pegi Deitz Shea and Jeff Mock

Sunday April 9, 3pm

Two-time winner of the Connecticut Book Award, Pegi Deitz Shea is the author of more than 400 published articles, essays, and poems for adult readers. Her works for young readers (stories, articles, poetry, fiction and nonfiction picture books, as well as novels) frequently focus on human rights issues. Her poetry for adults has appeared in The Christian Science Monitor, Ireland of the Welcomes Magazine, Connecticut River Review, Earth’s Daughters and other publications. New anthologized poems appear in Forgotten Women, published by Grayson Press, and Kindness of Strangers published by Wising Up Press. Pegi teaches in the Creative Writing programs at the University of Connecticut and at the Mark Twain House in Hartford.

Jeff Mock is the author Ruthless (Three Candles Press). His poems appear in American Poetry Review, The Atlantic Monthly, The Georgia Review, The Iowa Review, New England Review, The North American Review, Shenandoah, The Sewanee Review, The Southern Review, and elsewhere. He teaches in the MFA program at Southern Connecticut State University and lives in New Haven, Connecticut, with his wife, Margot Schilpp, and their daughters, Paula and Leah.


Charter Oak Cultural Center
21 Charter Oak Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106

Free event.

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