Monthly Archives: September 2013

GPG Poets on Video

Three of the Guilford Poets Guild members, Jane Muir, Nan Meneely and Patricia O’Brien can now be seen reading their poetry on video, thanks to a Youtube presentation of Jane’s GCTV reading, and Simsbury, Connecticut, Community Television’s own website. Here are links to their readings:

Jane Muir on GCTV, October 19, 2013

Nan Meneely interviewed by Rennie McQuilken, Speaking of Poetry Episode 22, Simsbury Community Television, September 5, 2013

Patricia O’Brien interviewed by Rennie McQuilken, Speaking of Poetry Episode 17, February 6, 2013.

Gary Whitehead in October

ImageThe Guilford Poets Guild presents poet Gary Whitehead for their Second Thursday Poetry Series event on Thursday, October 10, 7 p.m. at the Greene Art Gallery, 29 Whitfield in Guilford. The reading will be preceded by an open mic from 7 to 7:30 p.m.

Gary J. Whitehead’s third book of poetry, A Glossary of Chickens, was chosen by Paul Muldoon for the Princeton University Press Contemporary Poets Series and published by the press last March. His poems have appeared widely in magazines and journals, most notably in The New Yorker and Poetry. Gary works as a high school English teacher at Tenafly High School in New Jersey and he lives in the Hudson valley of New York, where he enjoys gardening and oil painting. Gary is also a professional cruciverbalist, or crossword constructor, and has published a dozen crosswords in The New York Times.

The reading is free and open to the public.  Refreshments are served.  For more information call 453-8836.