Anson Williams

Book Events: Connecticut Poetry, Jewish Book Festivals

The Riverwood Poetry Series will launch a four-day Connecticut Poetry Festival, featuring six events at five places in Hartford, from Thursday, Nov. 13 to Nov. 16. It's all free, but donations will be accepted, and a $10 donation is suggested for the "High-Performance Poetry" event on Saturday, Nov. 15.

On Thursday, Nov. 13, from 7 to 9 p.m., Asylum Hill Congregational Church, 814 Asylum Ave., Hartford, will host "Signed and Spoken Word," a bi-lingual English/sign-language reading by high school students from the American School for the Deaf and Hartford Academy of the Arts.

On Friday, Nov. 14, from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Wadsworth Atheneum, 600 Main St.,...