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3/9/2019 - Monthly Conversations - Children's Author, Donna Marie Merritt

Donna Marie Merritt is a poet and children's author. Her most recent children's books are Teensy Meensy Mice, illustrated by Ed Heck and Hush That Hullabaloo, illustrated by Chris Demarest. Her stories and poems have appeared in school reading programs, language arts books, Highlights High Five, Highlights Hello, and American Library Association’s Book Links. Her poems have also been selected for a number of anthologies, including Book of Nature Poetry (National Geographic), The Poetry of Us (National Geographic), and One Minute Till Bedtime (Little, Brown and Company). Sophie's Soup Kitchen, Donna's eighteenth children's book, is due out in 2020.

Donna lives in Connecticut and has worked as a teacher, editor, communications director, and school librarian. Her sixth book of poetry, No Winter Maintenance, is her newest release for adults. Learn more at

This program is complementary to our Threads Members. Members need to register at the Gallery prior to the program. Admission is $5 for non-members. Seating is limited so advance registration is recommended. Register at or call 203-586-1474.


Event: Monthly Conversations - Children's Author, Donna Marie Merritt
Event Date: 3/9/2019
Event Time: 1 pm
Admission Fee: $5
Registration Instructions: or call 203-586-1474

Event Organizers: Arts Escape | | 203-586-1474
Event Location: 88 Main Street South Southbury, CT 06488