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Davyne Verstandig

Davyne Verstandig is a lecturer in English and Creative Writing at the UConn. 
Her books include two books of poetry, Pieces of the Whole and Provisions and her work appears in Sex and Sexuality in a Feminist World, Songs of the Marrow Bone and Where Beach Meets Ocean, This One Has No Name, Laureates of Connecticut, An Anthology of Contemporary Poetry


She has also performed improvisational work "composing on the tongue" painting and poetry at The Knitting Factory and Housing Works Cafè in New York City and given readings throughout New England.
She has given writing workshops in poetry and memoir "(My Mind is in the Ink)" and at Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center, Litchfield CT. and  at Camp Washington Retreat and Conference Center, Morris, Ct.
Davyne Verstandig is Poet Laureate  Emeritus of Washington, CT
She is also a Justice of the Peace.