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Twain House Offering Nature Poetry Workshop

Twain House Offering Nature Poetry Workshop

The Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford, will offer a workshop on writing nature poetry on Saturday, Aug. 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The cost is $40, and participants should bring a lunch.

Poet and essayist David K. Leff will lead the workshop, which will include readings, discussion, a walk outdoors to observe nature regardless of the weather and a writing assignment with feedback.

Leff has published eight books, four of which are poetry collections. He is also a former deputy commissioner of the state Department of Environmental Protection and supports natural resources conservation causes.

Registration: 860-280-3130 or