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Sunken Garden Poetry Festival


Join us for the 30th anniversary of the SGPF, on this auspicious anniversary which coincides with the 75th anniversary of Hill-Stead, we are honored to present the festival this year through the distinct theme: Modern Muses. We are overjoyed to have such wonderful community participation with incredible longevity of service and enjoyment of the festival. We are also excited by the next phases of the SGPF in the years to come. As such, we welcome poetry lovers of all ages and experience to join us for the events below. This year’s festival has a series of events including panels, workshops, and social events along with our annual reading events.

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