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EC-CHAP Poetry Series: Brian Sneeden "Last City" - An Evening of Poetry and Song

  • The Packing House 156 River Road Willington, CT, 06279 United States (map)

EC-CHAP Poetry Series: Brian Sneeden - "Last City": An Evening of Poetry and Song


Special Note: EC-CHAP is excited to debut our new Poetry Series with the works of Brian Sneeden. Brian is a resident of The Mill Works Creative Community, and Doctoral Student at The University of Connecticut. Brian will share works from his recent publication, "Last City". Engage the senses through the integration of original music and the spoken word. Complimentary autographed copies of Brian’s  book provided to attendees with paid ticket.

Brian Sneeden’s first collection of poems, Last City, has recently been released from Carnegie Mellon University Press (2018). His work has appeared in Beloit Poetry Journal, Harvard Review, TriQuarterly, Virginia Quarterly Review, and other publications, and translations of his poems have been published in international magazines in Greek, Albanian, and Serbian.

His translation of Phoebe Giannisi’s collection, Homerica, is forthcoming from the inaugural series of World Poetry Books (2017). Brian received his MFA from the University of Virginia, where he held a Poe/Faulkner Fellowship in creative writing and served as poetry editor for Meridian. He is the senior editor of New Poetry in Translation.

Brian works will be set to original live music. 

"Squatters" written by Brian Sneeden. Music by Nicole Wood. 

Join us for an evening of original poetry and music in our intimate historic setting. This program is hosted by the "Eastern Connecticut Center for History, Art, and Performance" (EC-CHAP). Doors 7:00pm / Show 7:30pm. Soft drinks and snacks available. We are pleased to offer our exclusive "BYOB&F" model - Bring Your Own Beverage & Food (Wine & Beer Only - I.D. Required).  You can also bring your paid ticket to Willington Pizza House (or WP Too) for eat-in or take-out the night of the show and receive 15% off your meal purchase. Ask for "The Packing House" pizza - you won't go wrong! Click here for secret recipe. 

For information and table reservations, please call 518-791-9474.

The Packing House  |  156 River Road, Suite 1301Willington, Connecticut 06279  |  (518)791-9474