VFI/Out appeared at Springfield Technical Community College Wed. March 11 as part of the college's Ovation Series. We had two shows with pretty full houses of students and staff. The readers: Courtney, Deborah, Sonia and Katie did a wonderful job!! Thanks very much to Phil O'Donohue of STCC for hosting us and for giving us a green room with snacks!!!
1/21/2015 05:39:47 pm
I bet the students and the faculty and the staff had a wonderful time in that event. My friend was there and she taught me what she has learned during the talks. When will be the next venue for this one? I'm hoping to be there. Congratulations for pulling this off. Thanks.
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VFI IN THE News
VFI's Tara McNamara organized the "Breaking Free" poetry reading in Greenfield--read about it in this Greenfield Recorder story.
An excerpt from Voices Carry's performance at Forbes Library is available for viewing on Youtube, here.
VFI writer Daisy Diaz read a poem to open Hampshire Art Museum's exhibition "Made in America: Unfree Labor in an Age of Mass Incarceration." The exhibit runs through March 10. Check out photos in the February 7 post, to the left.
VFI writer Tara McNamara's poem "Dear Ex-Husband" is featured in the October 29, 2016, issue of the Write Angles Journal. See the poem on our Writing& Prompts page.
WWLP's Ashley Kohl interviews VFI board members about upcoming fundraisers for VFI, April 27, 2016.
From the Heart: VFI Poets interviewed in the Greenfield Recorder, February 12, 2016
Hampshire Gazette Reports on VFI Performance at Lander-Grinspoon Academy, February 7, 2016
Interview with VFI Poets on the Bill Newman Show, February 3, 2016
Loud and Clear: VFI at Holyoke Community College, November 18, 2015
Women Share Stories While in Jail, June 18, 2015