Sunday, December 3, 3PM: Julie Choffel and Sarah Nichols
Julie Choffel is a poet from Texas via Massachusetts, California, and Connecticut. She is the author of the books Figures In A Surplus and The Hello Delay, and a graduate of the MFA Program for Poets and Writers at UMass Amherst. She teaches writing at UConn and Tunxis Community College, and was recently named Poet Laureate of West Hartford, where she lives with her husband and their three kids.
Sarah Nichols lives and writes in Connecticut. She is the author of five chapbooks, including How Darkness Enters a Body (Porkbelly Press, forthcoming, 2018) and Dreamland for Keeps (Porkbelly Press, forthcoming, 2018). Her third chapbook, She May Be a Saint, (Hermeneutic Chaos Press, 2016), was chosen to be a part of the Chapbook Exchange Program at the Poetry Center at San Francisco State University in 2017. Her work has also appeared in Bad Pony, Anti-Heroin Chic, Luna Luna Magazine, Rag Queen Periodical, Rogue Agent, and the RS 500. She was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2015.
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Charter Oak Cultural Center
21 Charter Oak Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106
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