May 21, 2024

Talking With Poets: Francesca Sidoti and Anna Boughtwood at the 2024 Word Fest

Thom Francis welcomes poets Francesca Sidoti and Anna Boughtwood who shared their work at the 2024 Word Fest Open Mic at the Sand Lake Center for the Arts on April 27, 2024.

Francesca J. Sidoti’s poetry has been published in Chiron Review, Haight-Ashbury Literary Journal, Viet Nam Generation, Moonstone Arts’ “Nikki Giovanni Tribute”, and other literary magazines. Upcoming publications include the Deep Overstock Fiction Podcast, which will feature her reading her work for the “Romance” edition.
Sidoti has been the recipient of several awards, including the 2021 Dorn Space Poet of the Year. Her 2023 book, “Civil Twilight and Other Transitions,” is available by contacting the author at [email protected].

Anna Boughtwood lives just over the Dunn Memorial Bridge from Albany. Her writing has appeared in Sad Girls Club, Dipity, Hudson Valley Writers Guild, Dime Show Review, and East Jasmine Review.

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