Caitlin has been commissioned by Grammy-nominated composer Anna Clyne to write lyrics for Silent Voices, a program featuring the nationally acclaimed Brooklyn Youth Chorus. The concert will take place at the National Sawdust Theatre in Brooklyn, NY, in April 2018. Past lyricists for the program include Claudia Rankine, Hilton Als, and Michelle Alexander. To access additional details about this year’s Silent Voices concert and to obtain tickets, you can click here. For information about the history of the Silent Voices program, you can click here. To learn more about composer Anna Clyne, you can read a profile of her in The New York Times by clicking here.

Caitlin will serve as the 2018 Visiting Poet at Miss Porter’s School in Farmington, CT, where she’ll work with students in English classes, lead poetry workshops, and give a reading for the school community. Past Fall Visiting Poets at Miss Porter’s (also known as “Haggis Haggis Poets,” a title derived from the school’s literary magazine Haggis Baggis) have included Galway Kinnell, Naomi Shihab Nye, Sharon Olds, Richard Blanco, and Eileen Myles. To learn more about Miss Porter’s School, you can click here. To learn more about the Haggis Haggis Visiting Poet series, you can click here.

 

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