WHAT: National Baseball Poetry Festival in Worcester, Massachusetts

WHEN: May 4, 2024

WHAT: Dr. Maria Leda Souza Hogan and Bernardo de Castro talk with Sandy about the experience of living between cultures as individuals who left their homeland to make new lives in the U.S. Maria shares excerpts from her memoir Samba of Survival.

WHEN: April 21, 2024

WHAT: Nationally-bestselling author Helene Stapinski; author and co-founder of the Ridgefield Writers Conference Chris Belden; non-fiction author Anne K. Howard, and playwright Joe Godfrey discuss “What Does it Mean to Have a Successful Writing Career Today?” 

WHEN: Oct. 21, 2023

WHAT: Author John Opalenik and writer, photographer, and historian Jackson Kuhl discuss “Why do Readers and Writers Choose to be Unsettled by Horror Writing?" 

WHEN: Oct. 21, 2023

WHAT: An Afternoon with Four Connecticut Poets Laureate, Arts Escape, Southbury

WHEN: April 2, 2023

WHAT: Justice Southbury Rally, Women's History Month presentation entitled, Peace Weavers

WHEN: March 19, 2023

WHAT: In Conversation with the authors of The American Way, Helene Stapinski and Bonnie Siegler

WHEN: March 18, 2023


WHEN: Feb. 19, 2023

WHAT: Speaker at Mattatuck Unitarian Universalist Society

WHEN: Feb. 19, 2023

WHAT: Featured Guest, Studio Hill Gallery, The Underground

WHEN: Feb. 1, 2023

WHAT: Holiday Poetry Reading

WHEN: Dec. 15, 2022


WHEN: Sept. 11, 2022