JUNE 11, 2011,
New Britain, Ct
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 Appétit, 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
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.
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
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
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