Doug Anderson served as a navy corpsman attached to the Marines in the Vietnam War. His first book of poems, The Moon Reflected Fire, won the Kate Tufts Discovery Award. His most recent book is Horse Medicine.
Dr. Roger Singer, the Poet Laureate of Old Lyme, served as a medical technician during the Vietnam Era. He has had more than 1150 poems published and is a 2017 Pushcart Prize Award nominee.
Prisca Afantchao is a Togolese-American, from Windsor. Her poetry won the Silver Key from the 2019 Scholastic Writing and Arts Awards, and a finalist in the Pulitzer Center’s 2019 Fighting Words Contest. Open mic follows readings! To register for Zoom link, please email Poet Laureate: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sponsors: Rockville Public Library, Arts Center East, & Vernon Arts Commission