Westwood Friend’s of the Library Annual Meeting featuring Lynne Vitti

All are welcome to attend, via Zoom, the Friends of Westwood Library's Annual Meeting featuring local author and poet Lynne Viti.


Lynne Spigelmire Viti is the Senior Lecturer Emerita in the Writing Program, specializing in writing poetry and fiction, and teaching workshops and short courses in literature and poetry and memoir writing, especially to retirees.

Viti was awarded Honorable Mentions in the WOMR, Joe Gouveia Outermost Poetry Contest for her poems "Rene and Marcella," (2018) "Biography" (2019) and "Meditations at Newcomb Hollow Beach" (2020); the Glimmer Train 2014 short fiction contest for her short story, “Tony Bennett, Aldous Huxley, and Eddie;” and the 2015 Allen Ginsberg Poetry Award for her poem, “Pâtissière."

Viti's essay, “I Got the Shotgun, You Got the Briefcase” Judging, Layering and Ethics,” appears in the critical anthology, The Wire: Urban Decay and American Television (ed. Potter and Marshall, Continuum Press, 2009).

Viti's most recent publications include 'Baltimore Girls' (2017); 'The Glamorganshire Bible' (2018);' Going Too Fast: Stories' (2020), and the forthcoming 'Dancing at Lake Montebello: Poems' (November 2020).

Viti's books are available to purchase from Wellesley Books and other major online book retailers. To learn more about Lynne Viti you can visit her blog: https://lynneviti.wordpress.com or follow @LynneViti on Twitter.