“Arm Your Voice” serves as an opportunity for poets of all skill levels to network and showcase their work. The monthly series is coordinated by Susan Laurencot. “Arm Your Voice” will open with a Featured Poet who will engage a diverse audience with an impactful and entertaining performance.
This month’s featured Poet is Glenn. Holly Richmond, a high school poet laureate from Montville high school, will open the show. Our featured poet will follow, and we will close the show with an open mic! The open mic great opportunity for new or novice poets to earn their spot as a featured poet.
Doors open at 6pm. Sign up for the open mic, grab a drink, then get your seat for a wonderful night of poetry!
About the Feature Poet:
Glenn Shea was born and has lived most of his life in Connecticut. He has worked in the library of a cancer clinic and in the French department of a foreign-language bookshop, washed dishes in the Scottish Highlands, gone to pilgrim’s mass in Santiago, and eaten really good tex-mex in Chengdu. He has read his poems in local libraries and shops and venues in Dublin, Paris and Verona. He works with a group of illuminati in a huge used-book shop in Connecticut. Find A Place That Could Pass For Home, his first collection, was published by Salmon in 2010.
About the coordinator:
Susan Laurencot teaches English at Montville High School. She serves on the leadership council of the Connecticut Writing Project, and is the co-editor of the Connecticut Student Writers Magazine. She is also a member of the National Writing Project.