Our poetry reading on November 12, 7 p.m. at the Greene Gallery (behind Whitfield’s on Guilford Green) will feature Guild members Carol Leavitt Altieri and Patricia O’Brien. Altieri is a conservation activist who recently won the State of Connecticut’s Green Circle Award for environmental projects. She has published three books of poetry: In Beijing, There Are No Dawn Redwoods; The Isinglass River; and The Jade Bower. O’Brien has facilitated poetry workshops at the York C.I. hospice program, and has been published in CT River Review, Embers, Pulp Smith, Fairfield County Magazine, Poet Lore, Caduceus and Red Fox Review. She has been awarded prizes from the Trumbull Arts Council and the Old Saybrook Acton Public Library.
There will be an open mic from 7 to 7:30, and refreshments will be served.