WRITERS IN THE ATTIC:
Connecticut Review Radio Show On The Creative Process
Connecticut Review, the nationally-renowned literary journal, is developing a radio show on the creative process entitled Writers In The Attic.
Meredith Clermont-Ferrand, an editor for Connecticut Review and Professor at Eastern Connecticut State University, will be the host.
Guests will include poets and writers who will discuss their work and the work of others. The show will also feature readings, reviews, panel discussions and commentary. Taping for the show will begin in January. It will be broadcast initially by campus radio stations at Eastern and other CSU campuses. Feeds and excerpts will be available for wider distribution.
For more information, contact Andy Thibault, Consulting Editor, at 860-567-8492 or [email protected]
Connecticut Review has been published since 1967 by the Connecticut State University System. The journal and the work published in it have received awards from the Council of Editors of Learned Journals, National Public Radio, Best American Poetry, Best American Short Story and The Pushcart Prize. The CSU System serves more than 35,000 students, making it the largest public university system in Connecticut. A total of 166 academic programs are offered throughout the system, and more than 5,000 degrees are awarded annually.
The Fall 2004 edition of Connecticut Review, featuring work by Connecticut Poet Laureate Marilyn Nelson, Rhode Island Poet Laureate Tom Chandler and Vietnamese poet Lam Thi My Da, is now on sale at bookstores including The Bookworm in West Hartford, The Rainy Faye Bookstore &Gallery in Bridgeport and The Hickory Stick Bookshop in Washington Depot. This 208-page edition also includes essays, interviews, fiction, translations, color artwork and the winning entries from the 2004 Sunken Garden Poetry Festival Competition.
Subscriptions to the semi-annual journal can be ordered by sending a check to Connecticut Review, Connecticut State University System, 39 Woodland St., Hartford, CT 06105-2337. The annual rate is $24; for 2 years, $40.
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Appoints Thibault Consulting Editor
For additional information: Prof. John Briggs, Editor, Connecticut Review, 203-837-9043
DANBURY, November 4, 2004 -- Connecticut Review, the nationally recognized literary journal, has appointed author and arts advocate Andy Thibault as a consulting editor.
The semi-annual journal has been published since 1967 by the Connecticut State University System. The journal and the work published in it have received awards from the Council of Editors of Learned Journals, National Public Radio, Best American Poetry, Best American Short Story and The Pushcart Prize.
Thibault will work with professors at the four CSU campuses - in Danbury, New Haven, Willimantic and New Britain - to develop training programs for secondary school teachers and young writers. He will also produce programming for radio shows featuring poets and writers associated with Connecticut Review, and coordinate public appearances for those poets and writers.
"We are lucky to have Andy working with us. He exudes a formidable enthusiasm and canniness for advancing the cause of the arts," said Professor John Briggs, editor of Connecticut Review , a CSU Distinguished Professor, and head of the professional writing program at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury.
Thibault has worked with the CSU System since 2000 as chairman of the IMPAC-Connecticut State University Young Writers Trust. The public-private partnership has given a total of $100,000 to young writers and presented many seminars and workshops for teachers and young writers.
The CSU System serves more than 35,000 students, making it the largest public university system in Connecticut. A total of 166 academic programs are offered throughout the system, and more than 5,000 degrees are awarded annually.
Thibault, 51, lives in Litchfield with his wife and children. He is the author of books including Law & Justice In Everyday Life, The12-Minute MBA For Lawyers and The History of the Connecticut State Police . He is Adjunct Professor of Journalism at the University of Hartford, a columnist for Law Tribune Newspapers and managing partner of Murzin-Thibault Investigative Group LLC. He serves on the advisory board of the Connecticut Center for the Book and is a member of the Connecticut Library Association.
He formerly served as vice chairman of the Litchfield Board of Education, treasurer for the Oliver Wolcott Library and as a board member of the Connecticut Commission on the Arts.
John Briggs, Ph.D.
CSU Distinguished Professor
Senior Editor, Connecticut Review
Professor, Professional Writing Coordinator
Department of English Language
Comparative Literature and Writing
Western Connecticut State University
Danbury, CT 06810
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ALSO FROM:
Michael J. London
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