The Guilford Poets Guild is pleased to begin our fall series with featured poet Vivian Shipley, who will read for us on Thursday, September 9, 7-9 p.m. (with open mic from 7 to 7:30), at The Greene Art Gallery, 29 Whitfield Street, Guilford, behind Whitfield’s on Guilford Green. Vivian Shipley has published five chapbooks and nine books of poetry, most recently, All of Your Messages Have Been Erased (Southeastern Louisiana University Press, 2010). She is a two-time recipient of the Paterson Award for Sustained Literary Achievement, and two of her books—Gleanings: Old Poems, New Poems and When There Is No Shore—were nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. She is the winner of many honors and serves as editor of the award-winning Connecticut Review, as well as being Connecticut State University Distinguished Professor at Southern Connecticut State University.
Please join us, refreshments will be served.