Program Type:Author Events
Age Group:Teens (grades 6-12) , Parents , Families , Adults
An afternoon of poetry with Lynne Viti, Dr. Sondra Melzer and David Cappella.
Lynne Viti is Poet Laureate of Westwood, Massachusetts. She is the author of Dancing at Lake Montebello, Going Too Fast, The Glamorganshire Bible and Baltimore Girls. She lives in Westwood, Mass.
Dr. Sondra Melzer completed her Ph.D. at New York University. She is the author of The Rhetoric of Rage: Women In Dorothy Parker. She spent 39 years as a public high school teacher, was an instructor at the University of Connecticut, and ran the Sacred Heart University Education Program. In 2017, upon completing 60 years of teaching, she was named Professor Emerita at Sacred Heart University.
David Cappella is a poet and Assistant Professor of English at Central Connecticut State University. His teaching experience ranges from middle school to the doctoral level. He presents workshops on the teaching of poetry to teachers and students around the country. He and Baron Wormser coauthored Teaching the Art of Poetry: The Moves.