On Thursday, October 5, Marianela Medrano and Laurel Peterson will read and discuss their work.
Marianela Medrano is a Dominican writer, a licensed professional counselor and a certified poetry therapist. Dr. Medrano was born and raised in the Dominican Republic, and has lived in Connecticut since 1990. A poet and a writer of non-fiction and fiction, her work has appeared in numerous anthologies and magazines in Latin America, Europe and the United States. Her publications include: Oficio de Vivir; Happy Eyes of Sadness; The Scent of Waiting; One Who Has Seen It All and A Children Story.
Laurel Peterson, Norwalk’s current Poet Laureate, is a Professor of English at Norwalk
Community College (NCC), where she teaches literature, creative and expository writing, and interdisciplinary courses in the arts and social sciences. She received her Master of Fine Arts in Writing from Manhattanville College. She has written a local history column for Gannett
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