Guilford Free Library and the Guilford Poets Guild Present a poetry reading with Carol Altieri and Karen Gronback Johnson, Thursday, Nov. 10 at 6:30 pm at the Guilford Free Library, 67 Park Avenue, Guilford. Open Mic 6:30 to 7 pm. Refreshments served.
Carol Altieri earned a Degree of Advanced Study at Wesleyan University, a Master’s Degree in English and American literature and a Sixth Year Degree in Educational Leadership at Southern Connecticut State University. While there, she received “Graduate Poet of the Year.” A member of the Guilford Poets Guild, she is now a retired English and science teacher. Parables of Passages is her sixth published book of poetry. She also writes essays, memoirs, and letters.
After living almost her whole life in Connecticut, Karen Gronback Johnson and her husband have recently retired to a farm in the mountains of VA. In her previous life Karen was a member of the clergy in East Haven, a police chaplain, and founder of East Haven United, a non-profit agency working to bring unity to the town. She has been affiliated with members of Guilford Poets Guild since 1978.