The Peace Center of Connecticut, Inc in partnership with Trinity College in Hartford CT host this powerful book reading and conversation.
In the Washington Room at Mather Hall. Editors Brian Clements, Alexandra Teague, and Dean Rader discuss Bullets into Bells: Poets & Citizens Respond to Gun Violence.
Focused on the crisis of gun violence in America, Bullets into Bells brings together poems by dozens of the country’s best-known poets, including Billy Collins, Mark Doty, Rita Dove, Martín Espada, Naomi Shihab Nye, Ocean Vuong, and Juan Felipe Herrera. Each poem is followed by a response from a gun violence prevention activist. The names of all participants will be added in the coming days. The result is a persuasive and moving testament to the urgent need for gun control.