Davyne Verstandig
Davyne Verstandig©Michael Fiedler

Davyne Verstandig is a lecturer in English and Creative Writing at the UConn Hartford Campus.

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.

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 Life is in the Ink)" and a jump start writing workshop at Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center, Litchfield CT.

Davyne Verstandig was recently appointed Poet Laureate of Washington, CT

She is also a Justice of the Peace.

This One Has No Name
Laureates of Connecticut, An Anthology of Contemporary Poetry