Roundup: Poet Laureates; Jessica Bram; More

A new video called Connecticut Poets Respond features current and past town poet laureates reading their works online. They’re “responding” to the current state of the world (pandemic, the environment … you get the idea.)

Westport’s own laureate, Diane Lowman, is one of the featured poets.

Fellow laureate David Bibbey of Woodbury produced it. Westporters know him through his video work at the Westport Library. Click below to see:

Rozanne Gates reports that Jessica Bram — Westport’s much-loved author/writing teacher/NPR commentator — needs our support.

She is recovering from an almost-fatal fall. Cards of encouragement will help her see the light at the end of the tunnel.

Her address is 32 Webb Road, Westport, CT 06880. Let’s all write to our writer!

Jessica Bram

And finally … of course:


4 responses to “Roundup: Poet Laureates; Jessica Bram; More

  1. rozannegates

    Thank you so much for posting about Jessica, Dan. You have done a mitzvah and I know she will appreciate your letting people know. It really does help to lift her spirits.

  2. Susan Hopkins

    Martha Reeves and the Vandellas!

  3. Poet Laureates or Poets Laureate? One of your former Webb Road neighbors pulling for your recovery.

  4. You’re right — poets laureate!