P.O. Box 702
Manchester CT 06040



Contact: Tony Fusco, president.


The Connecticut Poetry Society is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion and enjoyment of poetry through chapter meetings, contests, and poetry-related events. Statewide organization open to non-Connecticut residents. Currently has about 175 members. Membership benefits include automatic membership in The National Federation of State Poetry Societies (NFSPS), a free copy of The Connecticut River Review, a national poetry journal published by CPS, opportunity to publish in Long River Run II, a members-only poetry journal, quarterly CPS and NFSPS newsletters, annual April poetry celebration, and membership in any of 10 state chapters. Sponsors conferences and workshops. Sponsors The Connecticut River Review Annual Poetry Contest, The Brodinsky-Brodine Contest, The Winchell Contest, and The Lynn Decaro High School Competition. Members and nationally known writers give readings that are open to the public. Members meet monthly. Additional information online.

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