Davyne Verstandig, UConn lecturer in English and Creative Writing , will perform at Manchester Community College on Thursday, Sept. 15 at 6:30pm as a part of their Spoken Word and Music Series. She is the author of two books of poetry, Pieces of the Whole and Provisions. Her work also appears in the anthologies Sex and Sexuality in a Feminist World, Songs of the Marrow Bone, and Where Beach Meets Ocean. Previously, she performed improvisational painting and poetry events at The Knitting Factory and Housing Works Cafè in New York City. This event is free and open to the public.