Monday, June 13, 2011

BOB THIESFIELD photo gallery, CT Young Writers 14th Annual Celebration



JUNE 11, 2011,
Central Connecticut
State University,

New Britain, Ct


  • $7,600 For Young Poets & Writers In Bash Featuring C. Crowe, P. Smith, B. DeSilva, E. Thomas, Slam Poets, J. Allen Big Band/ Cosmic Jibaros ...


  • photos by
    BOB THIESFIELD
    for the CT Young Writers Trust
    [reprints ok w/ credit as stated above]
    More photos to come ....



    STATE POETRY CHAMPION CAROLYN OROSZ, 18, of Granby, a student at the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts, w/ Chancellor Louise Feroe and CT Young Writers Chairman Ravi Shankar and fellow board member Rand Cooper. Shankar, the poet and professor, and Cooper, the novelist and travel writer for Bon App├ętit, served as co-MCs.

    WORD ON THE STREET:

    Carolyn Orosz will also be appearing at Sunken Garden this summer, the same night as Patricia Smith!
    -- Fresh Voices — high school winners of Hill-Stead's young poets competition selected from all corners of the state – winners to be announced

  • Sunken Garden Lineup



  • STATE PROSE CHAMPION LAURA SIMONSON, 17, of Brookfield High School, w/ Chancellor Louise Feroe and CT Young Writers Chairman Ravi Shankar and fellow board member Rand Cooper.
  • Danbury News Times Feature Posted 6-13-11



  • State prose finalists Kevin Bun, 14, of Broadview Middle School in Danbury; and Jacquelyn Longacre, 17, of Griswold High School, with state prose champion Laura Simonson and Chancellor Feroe, Chairman Shankar and Co-MC Cooper.


    Keynote Speaker Charlotte Crowe


    Patricia Smith At Poetry Workshop


    Bruce DeSilva At Prose Workshop


    The Jen Allen Big Band / Cosmic Jibaros As One
    Featuring DominiQue
    PERSONNEL
    Jen, Allen, keyboard
    Kris Allen, alto saxophone
    Stephen Brookes, tenor saxophone
    Josh Evans, trumpet
    Geoff Brookes, trumpet
    Henry Lugo, bass
    Ben Bilello, drums
    Ricardo Reyes, guitar
    Johnny Durkin, percussion
    James Burton III, trombone

    VOCALISTS
    DominiQue
    Cassie Martin
    Rachel Perlin

  • Band bios


  • Official Announcement Via CCSU: Poet Ravi Shankar to head CT Young Writers Trust




  • Young Writers Trust Website Hosted By CSU System


  • Ct Young Writers Trust Facebook Page


  • Twitter@CtYoungWriters


  • CT Young Writers Trust Website [In Development]


  • twitter@cooljustice




  • CT Young Writers Trust
    390 Shore Drive, Branford CT 06405


    RAVI SHANKAR
    Chairman, shankarr@mail.ccsu.edu,
    860-938-2139

    RON WINTER
    Executive Director, hjrwinter@comcast.net,
    860-228-6803

    CAROL THIBEAULT
    Administrator, ctbeau@yahoo.com, 203-843-1423

    ATTY WILLIAM CROWE
    Legal Counsel, wcrowe@mayocrowe.com,
    860-275-6801

    ANDY THIBAULT
    Chairman Emeritus, tntcomm82@cs.com,
    860-690-0211

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