The Poetry Place at Clinton art gallery

About The Poetry Place

In our Poetry Place, Clinton Art Gallery offers a selection of poetry publications by Connecticut poets for you to purchase. You can linger over the books, read  poems and take a poem to keep from the poetry basket.

At our Sunday poetry readings you are welcome to enjoy the presentation and we also invite you to participate in the open mic sessions. Free Admission and complimentary light refreshments served. Please join us at the Clinton Art Gallery, 20 East Main Street, Clinton, CT .

For additional information, contact Pat Barone at or 203-627-4148.



The Clinton Art Gallery’s Poetry Place will conclude its 2018 Sunday Series on November 18 with a Reading by poets Patricia Barone, Greg Coleman, and Edwina Trentham.


The eighth and final reading in the Clinton Art Gallery’s 2018 Sunday  Series poetry readings will take place on Sunday, November 18, and will  feature Connecticut poets Patricia Barone, Greg Coleman, and Edwina Trentham. 

The reading, in the Laurel Anne Olcott Art Center at 20 East  Main Street in the heart of Clinton,  will begin at 2:00 PM and will as usual feature energetic and engaging  readings by local poets at the very popular Sunday Series open mic.  Before and after the reading and open mic, and during the break, the  audience will have a chance to enjoy the beautiful art work and crafts  on display, as well as a rich selection of poetry books, and also  discover the many classes, which include a variety of workshops in both  art and writing, offered at the Clinton Art Gallery.  

The 2019 Sunday  Series will begin in April 2019.

The reading is free and open to the public, refreshments will be served. 

For more information, contact Pat Barone at or 203-627-4148.

Parking: parallel parking on street ~ or ~ CVS parking lot ~ or ~ municipal parking lot across the street

Sunday Series Poetry Readings will begin again in April 2019

2018 Sunday Series Poetry dates and featured poets

April 22:

Joan Hoffman

Susan Lamson

John Surowiecki

May 20:

Pit Pinegar

Brie Quartin

Jamie Crepeau

June 17:

Carol Altieri

Kathleen McIntosh

Zelia Abbott

July 22:

John Stanizzi

Debbie Gilbert

August 19:

Marilyn Nelson

Barbara Batt

September 23:

Gaynell Meij

Kate Rushin

Nancy Otter

October 21:

Margaret Gibson

Elizabeth Possidente

November 18:

Edwina Trentham

Greg Coleman

Patricia Barone

Poetry Workshops with Edwina Trentham

Edwina Trentham's next workshop to take place in the Spring of 2019

Poetry Workshops with Greg Coleman

Stay tuned for more information about 2019 workshops with Greg Coleman