Ginny Lowe Connors

Ginny Lowe Connors is an English teacher in West Hartford, Connecticut, where she also serves as the town’s poet laureate. She has been named “Poet of the Year” by the New England Association of Teachers of English. Connors is on the executive board of the Connecticut Poetry Society. She also runs a small poetry press, Grayson Books.

Connors is the author of two poetry collections: The Unparalleled Beauty of a Crooked Line and Barbarians in the Kitchen, as well as the chapbook Under the Porch, winner of the Sunken Garden Poetry Prize. In addition, she has edited several anthologies.

Connors has won numerous awards for her poetry, including the Sunken Garden Poetry Prize, the Atlanta Review International Poetry Competition, and various prizes sponsored by the National Federation of State Poetry Societies, including their top prize The Founders Award. Some of her poems have been performed by the East Haddam Stage Company. Connors has been invited to participate in the West Cork Literary Festival in Ireland.

Connors’ work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. She has an MFA in poetry from Vermont College of Fine Arts.

Book Reviews by Ginny Lowe Connors

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Naomi Shihab Nye’s new collection of poetry offers inspiration and solace.

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Megan Grumbling won the 2015 Vassar Miller Prize in Poetry for her book about Bernard A. Booker, the unofficial mayor of Ell Pond in rural Maine.

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“The Whole Harmonium is a must-read for anyone interested in knowing more about the man who wrote some of the most imaginative and brilliant poems in the American

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Linda Pastan has been writing poetry for a long time, and her many awards attest to the enduring popularity and critical acclaim of her work. Pastan has served as the poet laureate of Maryland.

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Author of nine books of poetry and winner of prestigious awards such as the American Book award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and more, Kamiko Hahn writes poetry that is innov

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In The Infinitesimals, Kasischke stares relentlessly at illness, oblivion, suffering, magical thinking, mercy, kindness . . . at life.

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Sholl’s poems do that: keep watch over the ruined world, love the wordless, the half-shattered, and the unnoticed.

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Hamby’s work stands as an argument against those who claim that poetry is just plain dull. It’s hard to resist a whirl On the Street of Divine Love.”

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“This haunting and beautiful collaboration . . . allows the reader to unfold discoveries and reclaim a sense of wonder.”