2009 -- Felicity Sheehy, Mark Twain
Photos by CHION WOLF
Sheehy Nominated To Represent Yale
In The Connecticut Poetry Circuit
Q&A with Felicity Sheehy ’14,
Connecticut Poetry Circuit Nominee
By Yanan Wang
Yale Daily News
Friday, November 4, 2011
Felicity Sheehy ’14, who was also a finalist for the nomination as a freshman, has been chosen to represent Yale in the contest this year.
Felicity Sheehy, then 16, of the Westover School of Middlebury, accepts $1,000 check and other items Sunday [May 31, 2009] at the Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford as she is proclaimed State Poetry Champion in the 2009 Connecticut Young Writers competition. With Sheehy, L-R: Franz Douskey, poet and board member of the Young Writers Trust; Dr. Louise Feroe, then Vice Chancellor, Connecticut State University System; and Co-Masters of Ceremonies Ravi Shankar, the poet and Central Connecticut State University Professor and Rand Richard Cooper, board member, author and travel writer for Bon Appetit. Sheehy, one of eight county champions, won for her poem, "Evening Conversation."