My Identity: Past, Present and Future

Hartford Public Library’s 2019 “Big Read” book is Advice from the Lights by Stephanie Burt. Please join in a discussion on gender identity with Bessy Reyna–poet, writer, and former opinion columnist for the Hartford Courant. Light refreshments will be served.   SEPTEMBER […]

Two for One – Poetry and Memoir

Poetry as Memoir Workshop Series, a progressive workshop for three consecutive Saturdays this spring. April 6, 13, 20 in the Wallace Stevens Room at Hartford Public Library. Registration is limited to 12. Free and open to the public. Registration is […]

Interview – Identidad Latina Radio

I was interviewed by Adelia Santa Cruz for Identidad Latina Radio on January 10, 2019. You can read the full interview here. Watch a video of the interview on Identidad Latina Radio’s Facebook page.    

Connecticut Poets’ Corner – Hartford Courant

Paradise Lost: The Poetry of Bessy Reyna Jan 12, 2017 Hear Bessy read her poem “She Thinks of a Photo” and read five new poems. Bessy Reyna first learned about the beauty of poetry as a fourth grader in Cuba, […]