Wednesday, May 16, 2012


Sr. Jo-Ann Iannotti, OP, read some of her poetry as part of a literary event titled "Confluencia," sponsored by Naugatuck Valley Community College and held on March 28 at Palace Danbury in Danbury, CT.

Other works were read by (from left to right) Jocelyn Cullity, professor of English at Trinity College, Hartford, who read a selection from her novel about women in 1857 India, Mairanell Meddrano-Mara, Ph.D., poet and facilitator of the panel and organizer of the event, Juana M. Ramos, poet and writer from El Salvador, Margarita Drago, former political prisoner, poet, born and raised in Argentina, and Ira Joe Fisher, poet and Emmy award-winning writer for television.

"Confluencia" refers to a community gathering to share the experiences of different cultures via the written word.